SalesmenThe Drew County Sheriff’s Office is alerting the public of suspicious individuals claiming to be vacuum cleaner salesmen.

Lt. Tim Nichols, a criminal investigator with the Drew County Sheriff’s Office, said he and other law enforcement officers have received several reports of a group of suspicious sales people inquiring about children.

The men are are believed to be driving a white van with Florida license plates. They claim they are selling Kirby vacuum cleaners, Nichols said.

There have been reports of these individuals operating in Drew and Bradley counties, according to Nichols.

“Drew County Sheriff Mark Gober describes the salesmen as being unethical and suspicious by the way of their approach and tactics,” Nichols said in a news release. “He also urges people to be cautious, observant and not to give personal information.”

The individuals have not yet been located by law enforcement.

“If you have any concerns or information on them please contact the sheriff’s office or your local law enforcement agency,” Nichols said.

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