By CBS 2 Chicago Staff

CHICAGO (CBS) — Chesterton, Indiana, police are warning of a man impersonating an officer after a driver was pulled over by the imposter near Dogwood Park Thursday.

Police say around 7 p.m. a woman was pulled over by the man presenting himself as a police officer. Officers determined that no police agencies in the county had any reports of an officer making a stop in that area at the time of the incident.

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The driver said a dark SUV pulled behind her with a red and blue flashing light on the front of the vehicle and a man got out wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and a gray gaiter style face mask covering the lower half of his face. The woman said the man approached her window, never identified himself as a police officer, but did say he was giving a warning for an equipment violation.

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The woman said the man then got back into his vehicle and left the area.

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Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Chesterton Police Department at (219)926-1136.

CBS 2 Chicago Staff