Scam Alert

When the weather warms up, scam artist come out and unfortunately, an elderly couple in Lawrence County are the latest victims.

Lawrence County Sheriff Garrett Roberts says this man conned the elderly couple into giving him a check for $200 so he could paint their home. He went to a convenience store, cashed the check and took off.

Police say he's in his late forties, with a gray beard.

Anybody with information should call the Lawrence County Sheriff's Department.

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