Portsmouth police warn of suspicious person
PORTSMOUTH, R.I. — Portsmouth police are alerting residents about a suspicious person, who allegedly impersonated a police officer.
The unknown man reportedly drove to a house in the area of Cory’s Lane and asked the elderly woman at the house personal questions (does she lives alone, her age, etc.).
The man allegedly impersonated a police officer, according to police, but he did not show any identification or provide his name.
The man is described to be a light-skinned black male, wearing a “police” baseball cap and driving a dark colored SUV (unknown registration).
If anyone can provide any information or observe any person matching this description, please contact Portsmouth police at 401-683-0300.