RESIDENTS have taken to social media to express their concerns over a male attempting to defraud them by pretending he has no money.

The male regularly claimed he had left his wallet in a taxi and has no money, asking locals in Bracknell for help.

Thames Valley Police took to Twitter.

Police said: "In order to investigate these crimes we need victims and witnesses to contact Police.

"This can be done via 101 or online quoting crime reference 43190099775.

"If you have been approached by the offender, please call 999."