The following information was posted to the Marblehead Police Department's Facebook page Monday morning:
The Marblehead Police have received reports from residents that a person representing themselves as a Marblehead Police Officer has been soliciting money over the phone. The caller has told people to leave a check at the door and they would be around to pick it up.
The Marblehead Police Department IS NOT SOLICITING FUNDS! Please do NOT give your hard earned money to anyone.
This matter is under investigation. If you have had this happen to you or if it happens to you in the future, please contact us at 781-631-1212. The more information we receive, the better the chance of apprehending the individual(s) responsible.
Please pass this along to friends and family.