Police warn of youths knocking on doors for money

BUNDABERG Police are reminding members of the community to be cautious when answering a knock on the front door.

They said it could be your door that a young person or a small number of youths are knocking on, offering to sell something, ask for money or food, request to use your toilet or make a phone call.

>> WARNING OVER PHONE SCAM

Police advise residents if it happens to be your door, remember to ask questions. such as: Why aren't you with an adult?

Has your school publicly advertised the fundraising initiative?

Can I donate to the organisation online after verifying details?

Regardless of the answers you may receive, times have changed and due to some opportunistic motives by a small number of youths, it's in your best interest to conduct your own research before handing over cash or inviting the unknown in.

Offer your assistance by:

  • Taking a good description of the young person/group
  • Noting the time of visit
  • Calling Bundaberg Police or Policelink to report suspicious behaviour
  • Talking with senior family members to raise their awareness


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