Great Bend police warn of of telephone scam by police impersonator

GREAT BEND, Kan. (KWCH) The Great Bend Police Department is warning that an individual posing as an officer has been threatening people with arrest unless they pay a large amount of money.

Police say the scammer is posing as an officer and demanding residents send $7,000 to another person or charges will be filed.

The caller ID will show up as Great Bend police but that is not the department.

Residents are urged to report the incident to police.

Anyone with information about this scam is asked to contact the Great Bend Police Department at 620-793-4120 or CRIME STOPPERS at 620-792-1300.