SAN LEANDRO (CBS SF) — Police in San Leandro are alerting residents about a fake Facebook account purporting to be from the department.
The Facebook account uses the San Leandro Police Department logo and is under the name of Acting Chief Luis Torres, police said.READ MORE: Contra Costa County To Pay $4.9M Settlement In Police Killing Of Laudemer Arboleda
A post on the account describes a recent robbery on Acapulco Road using inaccurate details, police said.READ MORE: Stretch Of Highway 1 Near Big Sur Likely Closed For A Week Due To Rockslide Following Storm
“Any messaging from Acting Chief Torres will solely be delivered through SLPD’s official Facebook account,” a press statement said.MORE NEWS: Newsom Receives COVID Vaccine Booster At Oakland Event Promoting State's Vaccination Push
Police said the department was working with Facebook to disable the account,