POLICE are warning shopkeepers that they have received reports of men believed to have made fraudulent purchases.

The most recent reports have taken place in shops in the west and mid-Cornwall area.

Three men have entered several shops and purchased items of high value such as alcohol and cigarettes.

The cards used for payment are believed to be fraudulent and numerous cards have been used.

If you have information phone 101, or 999 if a crime is taking place quoting log 379 17 November 2019.