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ASHEBORO, N.C. — Asheboro police are warning people about a plumbing scam.

Officers said a person in the area is approaching homeowners, claiming they need to inspect indoor plumbing on behalf of the city.

According to police, the City of Asheboro Water Department does not perform any type of plumbing inspections inside homes.

If any stranger shows up at your home, officers say you should not let them in and call authorities immediately.