Children's clothing store victim of utility scam

ARDMORE, Okla. (KXII)-- A children's clothing store was the latest target in a utility company scam Monday.

Ardmore Police say yesterday afternoon, Kiddie Land- locatedon Southwest Broadway- gave over $450 to a scammer claiming to be from Oklahoma, Gas and Electric.

Once they realized the scam, store workers called police.

Police say utility companies will never reach out over the phone for payment, and that you should always hang up and then call back to the company through the number on your bill.

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