On Sunday, August 26th, 2018 at approximately 10:38 pm, Cobourg police responded to a call of two suspicious people portraying themselves as Cobourg Police officers at a downtown residence. In speaking to the complainant, it was determined that two men, dressed as police officers had attempted to gain access to the residence by alleging they were responding to a call for service. When the complainant requested the names of the alleged officers, the two men stated they had the wrong address and subsequently departed the area. Police attended the residence and patrolled the surrounding areas extensively; however, were unable to locate the men. The men were described as late 30’s to early 40’s. The first male was approximately 6’1 – 6’4, White, with short brown hair, a clean shaven face and a muscular build. The second male was also approximately 6’1 to 6’4, White, with short dirty blonde hair, a scruffy beard, and a smaller build than the other male. Anyone with information relating to this incident or other similar incidents, is requested to contact the Cobourg Police Service. Cobourg Police would like to remind the public that Cobourg Police Officers are required to present a badge and warrant card if requested. If you are ever suspicious of a person presenting themselves as a police officer, you should call 911 immediately to confirm the identity of responding officers.
. If anyone has any information about this case please contact the Cobourg Police Service at 905-372-6821, the Northumberland OPP at 905-372-5421 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.