A WOMAN has been charged with fraud after allegedly trying to obtain £10,000 from vulnerable elderly people.

Police in Clackmannanshire said the 40-year-old was in custody, and due to appear at Alloa Sheriff Court last week.

She was arrested following reports of bogus gardening work being offered in Wee County between June and July.

For Police Scotland’s tips on how to recognise and prevent fraud, visit tinyurl.com/y4d9esrh