Scammer posing Laclede Gas employee approaching homes in Jenning - KMOV.com

Scammer posing Laclede Gas employee approaching homes in Jennings

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JENNINGS, Mo. (KMOV.com) –A scammer posing as a Laclede Gas employee is approaching residents in Jennings and telling them they need to pay $250 to get their gas turned back on.

According to police, the suspect looks for homes that have their gas turned off and then tells the residents that for a price he can turn it back on.

The suspect was last seen in the area of Daman Court around 3:30 p.m. Monday.

The man drives a black truck, carries a clipboard and has an orange badge with the word “Owens” on it.  

Anyone with information should call 636-529-8210.

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