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Police arrest imposter canvasser for Special Olympics in Brampton

Peel Regional Police have arrested a man for posing as a canvasser for the Special Olympics.

Police got a call Wednesday night about a suspicious man in Brampton, in the Massey Street area.

A 28-year-old Brampton man has been charged with one count of fraud under $5,000 and one count of obstruct peace officer.

Police said that if in doubt, people should contact the charity specified by the canvasser by telephone, and not to invite canvassers inside their home.

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