Humberside Police respond to Facebook rumours of fake officer ‘flagging…

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Humberside Police respond to Facebook rumours of fake officer ‘flagging…

Humberside Police respond to Facebook rumours of fake officer ‘flagging down women’
2021-09-25 04:00:00
Humberside Police have responded to rumours circulating on social media of a 'fake' officer 'flagging down women' in Hull. A post, which had been copied and pasted from the Hull Live Traffic and Travel page, warned female drivers of a man 'impersonating a police officer' allegedly targeting them and pulling over their vehicles in the Hedon Road area. According to the post, the person claims they saw a woman being pulled over by the 'officer' and went to help, before the mystery man 'sped off' when he saw them. For the latest crime news in Hull and the surrounding areas click here. The post said: “Urgent warning to female drivers Hull area. “I just caught a man impersonating the police and tried to pull a woman over in her car on Hedon Road. I escorted her away from the man and took her to her place of work. Just left police station after making a statement. The woman was flagged down on Hedon Road (Image: Richard Addison) “Description: Car: Silver Land Rover Freelander, 4 Door, 2009 model with blue strobe lights fitted in the rear (you can’t see them unless he turns them on) “Man: 35-45, white, medium build, light hair, possibly shaven, wearing yellow hi-vis jacket “The woman is ok but shaken. The man sped off when he knew she had help. “DO NOT PULL YOUR CAR OVER FOR ANYONE!” For the latest headlines in your area enter your postcode below Humberside Police have now confirmed the mys

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