Warning issued over ‘forceful’ pair claiming to be fascia tradesmen go door to door.

BICKINGTON residents have been warned about alleged unscrupulous cold callers in the area.

Police said two men in a silver Transit van had been seen in the Barnstaple area this morning (Thursday) calling at doors offering to carry out work on fascia boards.

The manner of the men was described as 'forceful'.

Police asked for people to be aware on behalf of elderly or vulnerable neighbours, but warned the men should not be approached.

If anyone spots them or has any suspicious, they should call police by dialling 101 or f they are greatly concerned, to dial 999.