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Beware of High Pressure Solicitors in Nevada County

A group of young adults was knocking on doors and aggressively pushing magazine subscriptions on residents in Grass Valley neighborhoods Thursday evening. Grass valley PoliceĀ  Sergeant, Steve Johnson, says the group was from out of state and were asking questions that were making residents uncomfortable.
Click here to listen to Sgt. Steve Johnson

Johnson said that the group did not provide any resistance and appeared to move on after being contacted.
Click here to listen to Sgt. Steve Johnson

Unfortunately communities such as Grass Valley and Nevada City become targets for out of state marketers that hire young adults to push sales on senior citizens.*
Click here to listen to Sgt. Steve Johnson

Do not hesitate to notify law enforcement if you are approached by unwanted solicitors.

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