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The Neligh Police Department is asking citizens of Neligh and surrounding area to be aware that the "grandchild in jail" scam is again making its rounds in the area.
The police are reminding people to not give the caller any information. If you are concerned that the caller really is a grandchild of yours, hang up and call the grandchild or parents to verify.
In the Neligh incident, the caller claimed to have been in an car accident and was now in the Clay County Jail. The caller also gave a case number of 1623624. The number on the caller ID is 402-441-1900, which is an actual phone number for Lancaster County Corrections Adult Detention Center.
Both Clay County and Lancaster County are aware of this scam.