JOHNSON COUNTY, Ind. - The Johnson County Sheriff's Department warned area residents about a phone scam after a woman said she received a call from someone pretending to be her granddaughter asking for money.
Police said an 84-year-old woman in the 800 block of Noack Road said she received a call from woman claiming to be her granddaughter. The caller said she was in trouble and needed $4,500.
The elderly woman said the caller didn't sound like her granddaughter and she didn't fall for the attempted scam.
Police warned residents to be on alert when taking calls from unknown numbers.
If you've been involved in an attempted phone scam, call Crime Stoppers at 317-262-TIPS.
9 DIY last minute Halloween costume ideas
Procrastinate much? If so, RTV6's sister station WCPO's community manager Megan Fenno has some suggestions for making Halloween great.
'Werewolf' breaks into Franklin home
A man wearing a werewolf mask attempted to rob a Franklin home Friday, police said.
Indiana police get millions in DoD equipment
Central Indiana police have received more than $11 million worth of surplus military equipment from the Department of Defense since 2006,…
PD: Man drags GF's body from fatal crash scene
A woman was killed in a SUV crash and police said her boyfriend dragged her body from the scene into their home Thursday night in Tipton…
Pence names new Homeland Security director
Gov. Mike Pence has tapped a new executive director for the Indiana Department of Homeland Security.
PD: CNAs abused Alzheimer's patient
Two certified nursing assistants at a Winter Haven nursing home are under arrest after they tormented and hit a 75-year-old Alzheimer’s…