Police issue call alert

PEOPLE are being warned to beware of bogus callers after a resident in Morpeth was called by someone claiming to work for the computer company Microsoft and asked for £100 for a security update.

Officers are now urging people not to give out any details over the phone and to report these calls to police on 03456 043 043 ext 69191 or the Office of Fair Trading on 020 7211 8111.