ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. (WHAS11) -- The Elizabethtown Police posted warning on their Facebook page after a concerned citizen contacted them about a scam.

Authorities said the caller contacted an individual claiming they had missed jury duty and needed to pay a fine.

“Law enforcement will NEVER request payment of fines by phone,” Elizabethtown Police said in the post.

If you have received a similar call or have questions about phone scams, call Elizabethtown Police at (270) 765-4125 or your local police department.