Outagamie Co. Sheriff's Dept. warning about phone scam

OUTAGAMIE CO., Wis. (WBAY) -- The Outagamie County Sheriff's Department is warning the community about a scam involving the sheriff's office.

The sheriff's office said community members are reporting that they got a call from an individual identifying themselves as "Lt. Steven Harris" of the Outagamie County Sheriff's Department.

The person is telling people he needs to collect a bond or else he will track them down and put them in jail.

The sheriff's office says they do not have a Lt. Steven Harris on staff and the sheriff's office does not collect bonds over the phone.

People are urged to hang up and to not give out any personal information.