POLICE say they have dealt with a nuisance doorstop seller operating around Whitchurch.

Reports suggested the individual was knocking on doors around Prees, Darliston and Fauls on Wednesday before being located by Whitchurch Safer Neighbourhood Team (SNT).

After locating the man, Whitchurch SNT moved the man on.

Speaking on social media, a spokesman for Whitchurch SNT urged residents to contact them if there were further issues.

"Reports of doorstop sellers around Prees, Darliston, Fauls area of Whitchurch," they said.

"Male located and spoken to by officers and has been made to leave the area.

"Any other issues please contact us via our SNT inbox [at] whitchurch.snt@westmercia.pnn.police.uk