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* Belmont police are warning the public of a scam in which a couple tried to convince an elderly man he had crashed into their car

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Belmont police are warning the public of a scam in which a couple tried to convince an elderly man he had crashed into their car and asked him for money to pay for the damage.The man arrived home Wednesday after a trip to the Carlmont Shopping Center and was approached by a man and woman in their 40s who told the man he had hit their car in the shopping center’s parking lot, police said. The couple pointed out a scuff mark on their car, a white Mercury sedan, and asked the man for cash to pay for the damage, police said.The man told him that he hadn’t hit their car, and became suspicious that it was a scam. He threatened to call police, and the couple fled.Anyone with information about the case is asked to call the Belmont Police Department at (650) 595-7400.

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