Caller impersonating Barry Co. Sheriff’s Department

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HASTINGS, Mich. (WOOD) – Deputies are telling residents to on alert for phone calls asking for money for the Barry County Sheriff’s Department.

A female caller is making calls asking for money for the Barry County Sheriff’s Department. Then she goes on to ask if the homeowner locks their home and their vehicle, according to a news release.

The Barry County Sheriff’s Office doesn’t ask for money, the release.

Deputies believe this may be an attempt to get information for a home invasion or larceny from vehicles.

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