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Police end investigation into "fake" health visitor

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5:51am 13th March 2017

Last week you might remember we told you about reports of a man pretending to be a health visitor in Lancashire.

Police issued a warning after reports he had knocked on two doors in Blackpool.

Well, officers have told us they were actually carrying out surveys and were from a market research company.

They say they're satisfied that there was no intent to commit a crime or gain access to children.

This person did not enter the properties and did not have any contact with children.

Police say they always take these kinds of reports seriously and would urge people to report any concerns.

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