Staffordshire Police are appealing for information after receiving reports of a suspicious man in the Biddulph Moor area on Wednesday (11th November).
He was said to be knocking on doors and asking if people want their chimney swept, any other work doing, or if they wanted to sell their vehicles.
He was described as white, 5ft 8″ tall, with a beard and swept back hair. He was wearing a black jacket and was driving a white Ford C-Max.
PCSO Stephen Sherratt, of the Staffordshire Moorlands Neighbourhood Policing Team, said: “If you saw anything suspicious in the area please contact us quoting incident 385 of 11 November.”
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