Dodgy tradesmen surface in Marysville

Marysville police are investigating an alleged group of dodgy tradesmen scamming residents north-east of Melbourne, Victoria Police say.

Police believe a group of travelling English conmen are targeting residents north-east of Melbourne, including Marysville, Yea, Buxton and surrounding country areas.

It is believed they have hired trucks and cars and are door knocking areas, asking people if they need their drive-ways surfaced or re-surfaced.

Once the victim has committed to having the work done, they demand cash and do not return.

Investigators are keen to speak to anyone in the area that may have been approached by this group.

It is believed the men are aged in their 20s or 30s and all have English northern and southern accents.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers.

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