Police warn of phone scam


PROSPECT — Prospect police issued an alert to residents this week about a phone scam.

Police said one of the department’s retired officers reported this week that he received a phone call from someone soliciting donations to help the Prospect Police Department pay for a new police canine. The retired officer asked for the caller to fax information, police said, but no information was sent.

Police said the department is not getting a police canine. The call was a scam, police said.