Police seek Windsor suspect in grandparent scam

Windsor police have identified a suspect following a scam targeting an Amherstburg resident, but they need help finding the woman.

Police from the Amherstburg detachment began investigating after the victim received a call from someone claiming to be a police officer, demanding $10,000 to release their grandson.

The suspect gave directions and said a court clerk would come and collect the money.

With the help of Ontario Provincial Police, investigators identified the suspect as 25-year-old Amaryss Hall Todd.

Police want Hall Todd to defraud more than $5,000.

If you know where Hall Todd is, the police would like you to call the Windsor Police Financial Crimes Unit at 519-255-6700 ext. 4330 or call 519-258-8477 or contact Crime Stoppers online www.catchcrooks.com.

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