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'Door-to-Door Salesman' Prompts Scam Alert in Springdale

SPRINGDALE, AR- Police want people to be aware of a scam alert spreading in Springdale.
SPRINGDALE, AR- Police want people to be aware of a scam alert spreading in Springdale.

Officers need your help solving a case involving an Hispanic man posing as a door-to-door salesman.

Police say the man, only known as 'Omar' claims to work for the company Royal Prestige.

He says he'll give the victim a free gift just for listening to him for a few minutes.

According to investigators, 'Omar' then does a demonstration and offers discounts on products.

He'll take the victim's cash, or even jewelry as payment for the merchandise and promises to return within the hour delivering their products.

Then, he simply doesn't return. Police say the man has been scamming people from Northwest Arkansas to Fort Smith.

Now, officers are looking for his car, a blue Ford Expedition with the Texas license plate.

If you have any information, call Springdale police.

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