POLICE have revealed they are still receiving a 'high number' of reports of elderly residents in West Oxfordshire being targeted by phone scammers.

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Last month officers warned fraudsters had been calling pretending to be from a bank or the police to trick victims into handing over their bank cards details or cash to a courier.

There have been dozens of reports of variations of the con across the county since last year.

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Police urged people to check on elderly or vulnerable relatives and neighbours to make sure they were aware of the scam.