S.P. Police Warn Public of Itinerant Merchant
The Southern Pines Police Department is warning to citizens about an itinerant merchant in the area of S. Ashe Street.
At approximately 4 p.m. Friday, a resident of South Ashe Street notified the Southern Pines Police Department that a solicitor was going door to door carrying a bottle of laundry detergent offering to clean the interior of the homes he visited, according to a release from the department.
The solicitor stated to the homeowner that he was participating in a contest, and would be eligible to win a vacation trip based on the number of homes he could clean. The solicitor was described as a black male, shirt and tie with dark pants. This person of interest may have been operating a black Chevrolet HHR. Officers from the Southern Pines Police Department were unable to locate this solicitor. In the event any resident observes this door to door solicitor please contact the Southern Pines Police Department at 910-692-7031.
The Southern Pines Code of Ordinances requires that these Itinerant Merchants obtain a valid business license issued by the Town of Southern Pines.
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