Natchitoches police warn public of phone scam

Updated: Jun. 25, 2017 at 10:25 AM CDT
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NATCHITOCHES, LA (KSLA) - The Natchitoches Police Department is warning residents about a possible scam in the area.

According to a post on the department's Facebook page, a Natchitoches resident received a recorded message from the phone number (318) 357-3897.

Police say the recorded message claimed to be part of the Natchitoches Police Department.

The message reportedly told the recipient of the call that there was a warrant out for his or her arrest.

Natchitoches police say they do not use recorded messages to let people know about warrants.

* Scam Alert* The Natchitoches Police Department has received report of a possible scam in our area and would like to...

Posted by Natchitoches Police Department on Friday, June 23, 2017

Police say if anyone receives this type of phone call, hang up and dial (318) 352-8101 to report it.

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