Mobile phone scam alerts police in Lincolnshire

Police news.
Police news.

Mobile phone users in South Holland are being warned to look out for suspicious messages showing the logo for Lincolnshire Police.

A man in the county went to police after he received a message on his mobile phone supposedly from the force.

The message claimed the man’s phone was blocked as a result of a website showing sexual content and that he would have to pay £200 to have it unlocked.

Anyone receiving such messages should call 101 straight away.