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.