Pittston City Police advise residents against false donation requests

First Posted: 3/14/2013

The Pittston City Police Department recently received concerns from city residents who have been receiving telephone calls requesting donations for the Pittston City Police Association’s Easter Egg Hunt.

The department advises residents of Pittston City and surrounding communities that at no time will police department members solicit residents by telephone. The Pittston City Police Department is not currently seeking donations.

The department cautions residents not to give any personal information over the telephone when receiving calls for donations and to make contact with the police department through 911 if these types of calls are received.

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