Clare County Sheriff warning of alleged salesman scam in Isabella County

The Clare County Sheriff is warning of a possible scam in Isabella County Sheriff. (MGN)

ISABELLA COUNTY, Mich. --The Clare County Sheriff is warning of an alleged scam in northern Isabella County.

They say there have been reports of people posing as door-to-door salesmen in rural parts of the county.

The salesmen attempt to get permission to enter a home and give a demonstration of what they’re selling, make an excuse about having to leave and then say they’ll return shortly.

The sheriff’s office says the scam or theft takes place because a third individual is outside and will take the opportunity to go through a resident’s she or pole barn to looking for items to steal while the homeowner or resident is distracted by the so-called salesmen.

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