Police: Beware of call scams

HARLINGEN — Scammers are calling residents in the area claiming to be with the Harlingen Police Department and asking for monetary donations.

The police department released a statement explaining it is not calling nor asking for donations.

The calls appear to be coming from a local number.

Authorities advise to be cautious, not give out personal information and report any incidents to the Harlingen Police Department at (956) 216-5400.