West Manchester Township Police are warning residents of a suspicious person in the area.

A resident reported to police that a man claiming to be with a utility company was going door to door in the area of Westgate Drive about 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, police said.

The man, who's between the ages of 23 and 25, was wearing a plastic hard hat and a badge around his neck and was carrying a metal clipboard, police said.

The man asked the resident if he could go inside the home so he could look at a utility bill, police said.

Police advise residents not to let anyone they do not know into their house and to ask for identification.

Anyone who encounters that man or has any information is asked to call police at 792-9514.