CLINTON, N.C. (WNCN) — The Clinton Police Department is warning residents of a hoodie scam.

On Saturday, police said they are aware of a scam that was sent out by a text message to several people. The text message offers $10 off a Clinton Police Department hoodie and includes a false link to order from a website.

One scam text message received by a Clinton resident. (Photo from Clinton Police Department)

Police said they will not send text messages soliciting any type of funding or offering any kind of discounts.

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Residents should delete the message and block the sender if they receive a similar text message.