Trading standards warning after reports of ‘rogue trader’ in Sprowston

Norfolk Trading Standards and Norfolk police have warned people to be mindful of cold-callers. Pictu

Norfolk Trading Standards and Norfolk police have warned people to be mindful of cold-callers. Picture: Archant Library - Credit: Ian Burt

People in Sprowston have been warned to be mindful of doorstep cold-callers after reports of a rogue trader.

Norfolk County Council's trading standards team posted on Twitter on Tuesday to say there had been reports of a man going door to door in the Sprowston area offering driveway work.

They said: '#RogueTrader Alert: Reports of a male going door to door in the Sprowston area offering driveway work.

'Our advice NEVER deal with doorstep #coldcallers'

Anyone with information, or sightings, was encouraged to report them on 03454 040506 or Norfolk police on 101.


You may also want to watch:


Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter