FYI: News Alert from the Wellesley, MA Police Department:

wpdpatchThis message is from the Wellesley Municipal Light Plant and the Wellesley Police Department.

The Wellesley Police Department and Wellesley Municipal Light Plant have received a number of telephone calls this afternoon from Wellesley businesses regarding payment requests. Businesses are receiving a call informing them that unless a payment is made immediately, their electricity would be shut-off.

The telephone calls are a scam and are not from the Wellesley Municipal Light Plant.

No payment should be made. If you should require any additional information please don’t hesitate to contact the Municipal Light Plant’s customer service department at (781) 235-7600 or email the Director at: djoyce@wellesleyma.gov