Clearfield, PA – Clearfield Borough Police want to yet again remind everyone that many online scam artists will request payment in gift cards, so you should always be suspicious if someone asks you to pay for something that way, especially if you do not know personally know the person.
Police in Clearfield also received a report of a potential scam involving a person posing as a Financial Planner and knocking on the doors of local residences.
Clearfield Police are investigating a report of juveniles walking past store fronts at nighttime and spitting on windows.
Read the full police reports from Clearfield Borough Police, sent March 9, 2021:
Police were notified of a registration plate that was stolen from a vehicle on a W Pine St residence. Police are investigating.
Police responded to a physical confrontation between two persons at an E Cherry St residence. Police arrived on scene and observed minor injuries to both parties involved. Police separated the persons and are continuing to investigate the incident.
Police are investigating a report of juveniles walking past store fronts at nighttime and spitting on windows.
Police received a report of an online scam in which the scammer posted a vehicle for sale and requested payment in the form of gift cards. Police would like to remind the public to be cautious when making purchases on the internet and that gift cards should never be used for legitimate sales with unknown sellers.
Police received a report of a potential scam involving a person posing as a Financial Planner and knocking on the doors of local residences.
Police responded to a report of trespassing on the property of a vacant home on E 6th St. Police arrived in the area but did not locate any trespassers.
Police responded to the hospital for a combative mental health patient that was threatening staff members. Police arrived on scene and were able to calm the patient without incident.