The North Andover Police Department is warning residents against a phone scam targeting the town.
Several residents have reported receiving phone calls from a caller with the number 978-747-4511. The caller says that the resident has to pay his or her electric bill or the service will be shut off.
Other residents have reported that the same caller has used a similar line, but says it is an IRS payment that needs to be made.The police report that the caller is attempting to scam residents. All calls should be reported to the police department’s non-emergency line: 978-683-3168.
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