A concerned Malaysian has took to Facebook to alert Malaysians about a helpless couple with children who could be scam artists
The couple, with two children, has been seen standing by the roadside in Damansara and Petaling Jaya asking for help from motorists
This couple with kids has been doing this, standing by the road side and trying to stop other motorist for some help.facebook.com
They has been spotted by the roadside around mostly Bandar Utama area, Sunway Damansara area, Puay Chai school area, Tropicana area, Palm Spring Condo area and nearby surrounding area the past few days.facebook.com
The couple may seem helpless, but they could be dangerous. There have been cases of the man turning violent and aggressive when he was questioned.
Please do NOT stop as there has been reported cases of this man in the picture reacted violently when he was being questioned back. Bottom line is, he just wants your pity and money.facebook.com
When the couple realised their picture was taken, they tried to smash the car of this photographer and chased after the photographer on their motorbike
One of my caring neighbour got suspicious when saw this couple again this morning by the roadside nearby with the same action of trying to get attention from motorist.facebook.com
When the couple realised their picture was taken, they try to smash my neighbour's car and chased after my neighbour's car on the motorbike. I believe my neighbour is on the way to the police station now.facebook.com
Several Facebook commenters also reported sightings of the couple in different locations
Some kind samaritans who stopped to help the couple say the couple would come forward with a sob story and insist for several hundred Ringgit.
This curator's friend, and the developers from the Tech Team in SAYS, have also saw the couple by the road
This couple has been running this scam for many months
Malaysian Crime Awareness Campaign advises people not to stop for the couple. They encourage those who see the couple to report to the authorities.
Please report this to the authorities if you see this couple on sidewalk or beside the Highway trying to stop a car.facebook.com
Please send this alert to friends around PJ area.
We do not know their motives at this point.
Watch out for each other and Be safe. We may be trying to be a Good Samaritan but sometimes we get robbed or attacked instead. Stay safe.