Phone scam in Decatur has someone pretending to be Police Chief


Decatur Police say there is a new scam going around where someone is posing as the police chief. 

Over the past 24 hours, the Decatur Police Department has received multiple reports about fraud phone calls from a person pretending to be Police Chief Nate Allen.

In the phone call, the impostor is asking for money for “injured police officers.”

Police say the caller has been described as aggressive and persistent.

The Decatur Police Department says they will never solicit funds by phone call.

Residents who have received this scam call should report it to the Decatur Police Department at (256) 341-4660.

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