Pushy cold callers targeting homes in Wakefield and overcharging, police say

Cold callers have been door-stepping homes in an area of Wakefield, trying to overcharge residents for work, police have said.

By Nick Frame
Thursday, 16th June 2022, 4:04 pm

Officers have reported that the dodgy sales workers have been operating in the Pinders Heath area recently, knocking on doors.

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The police said: "They are being quiet persistent with residents regarding have work completed on their homes, and over pricing for the work to be carried out.

"Please could we ask residents to be vigilant, and if you have door-to-door sales people attending at your home, please don't pay for any services up front, and always get quotes from several other people and ask to see previous work.

"If you have any concerns about door step marketing, in your area please contact police via 101 or 999."