LPD warns about callers pretending to be police officers - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

LPD warns about callers pretending to be police officers

LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) -

Lubbock police want to warn citizens about calls from people pretending to be police officers to collect money.

They say on Oct. 17 at 4:30 p.m. a woman received a phone call from an unknown suspect claiming to be a police officer.

The suspect said the woman had an unpaid traffic citation from a red light camera and she needed to send him money using a green dot card.

Please be aware that the Lubbock Police Department does not use red light cameras and will not ask citizens to wire money.

If you receive a similar phone call please contact police.

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