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Fake law officer stopping drivers in northwestern Minnesota

Fake law officer stopping drivers in northwestern Minnesota Photo: KSTP-TV

Updated: January 14, 2020 02:46 PM

Authorities are warning motorists about a phony law enforcement officer who is stopping drivers in northwestern Minnesota.

At least two incidents have been reported, in Clay and Becker counties.

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One driver reported being stopped in Hitterdal by a man who asked to see a driver's license and then told the driver to slow down. A similar incident happened to a woman near Lake Park.

In both cases, the imposter's vehicle had flashing, multi-colored lights.

The man is described in his late 20s or 30s, with a beard. He's driving a white, unmarked SUV described as a Jeep Grand Cherokee.

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