UPDATE: Police identify the man posing as Marine in a door-to-door scam

Posted at 10:46 AM, Jan 18, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-18 10:46:40-05

Police have identified the man posing as a Marine and scamming Olean residents for money.

Police say Douglas Reed goes door-to-door pretending to be an ex-Marine who needs money to tow his broken down car.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call Police Investigations at 36-5673.

Police also say anyone who gave money to Reeds should file a formal report at 376-5677.