Police warning of scammer targeting the elderly in Pueblo

PUEBLO, Colo. — The Pueblo Police Department is warning residents of a scammer who is targeting the elderly on Pueblo’s south side.

Police said the man tells victims he is from a lawn service and asks for payment, usually $80, for doing yard work. Some of the victims have given him the money.

The suspect is described as a Hispanic man between 40 and 50 years old. He is heavyset with short black hair. Police said he is driving a newer light blue truck.

Anyone with information on this crime is asked to call Pueblo Crime Stoppers at 719-542-7867 (STOP).

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