Newport News, Va.–Police need your help to find a man who has been accused of scamming the elderly.
Police say a 79-year-old woman was in the parking lot of a local bank when she was approached by a man who spoke with an accent on May 31, 2012.
Police say the victim described him as a light-skinned black man, medium height, 160 to 170lbs, 55 to 60 years old, wearing a cap and casual clothes.
According to police, the man told her he recently came into town from Africa and was looking for an African Church on Madison Avenue because he had a large sum of money he wanted to give his nephew who worked at the church.
During the conversation, police say an accomplice approached who pretended he was not involved.
The victim and the man agreed to help the African man find his nephew.