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Fake Social Worker Stalks Manitoba

January 17, 2015 permalink

Police in Manitoba are looking for a fake social worker after she called on a home in Blumenort, southeast of Winnipeg.



RCMP on alert south of Winnipeg after woman posed as CFS worker

Suspicious woman knocked on door of Blumenort, Man. resident, claimed to be on house call for CFS

Residents an hour southeast of Winnipeg are on alert after RCMP said it received reports of a suspicious person posing as a Manitoba Child and Family Services (CFS) worker in the area.

A woman knocked on someone's door in Blumenort, Man. Wednesday and said she worked for CFS. The homeowner claims the woman said she was doing a house call to ensure a child was being properly cared for.

The homeowner reported the incident to police. It was later confirmed the woman did not work for CFS.

RCMP have advised area residents to exercise caution when considering allowing someone unknown to them into their home.

Police are reminding people to ask to see credentials and to call the authorities if something feels suspicious.

Source: CBC