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Man fraudulently claiming to be from church attempts to collect money door-to-door: police

Police say this man is not associated with the Fairview United Church
(CityNews Halifax file photo)

Halifax Regional Police are investigating reports of a man fraudulently attempting to collect money on behalf of a local church.

They say the man was going door-to-door telling people he was with the Fairview United Church.

"Police are advising that the man is not associated with the church and this is a scam," said HRP in a news release.

The suspect is described as white and around 5'8".

He had been wearing a black winter hat with a yellow logo, a teal puffy winter jacket and jeans.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at -902-490-5020 or submit an anonymous tip through Crime Stoppers.

Meghan Groff

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Born in Michigan, raised in Ontario, schooled in Indiana and lives in Nova Scotia; Meghan is the editor for CityNews Halifax.
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