Phone Scam involves local police department

HOUGHTON — Another phone scam is making rounds in the U.P., this time in the Copper Country.

Citizens have reportedly received phone calls from someone claiming to be with the Houghton City Police Department. The caller has told citizens that they are going to be arrested.

An official with the police department says these calls have been going on for a couple of weeks.

If you have received one of these calls, contact the Houghton City Police at (906) 487-5912 or your local police department.