Authorities have warned Preston residents that rogue workmen are offering poor quality work in the area.
A group of men have been offering to complete work on private road premises, pressuring residents into employing them.
A Preston Police spokesman said:
“We are aware of a group of workmen dressed in high visibility jackets in a marked-up road maintenance van within the Goosnargh area offering to complete work upon private road premises.
“The workmen have conducted poor quality work in the area and have requested substantial payment for this work.
“Please can all members of the public be aware, and if you do feel pressured into accepting any work please call us on 999 or 101 dependent on the urgency of the situation.”