Hamilton police looking for fake K-9 officer

Police say a man wearing clothing similar to a police uniform asked a homeowner in Mount Hope to use her property for a dog exercise.

This happened Thursday morning.

A neighbour allowed a man who made a similar request to use his property.

Two men were seen walking through the man's yard without a dog.

Police are now asking Mount Hope residents to check their security cameras to help identify the man posing as a K-9 officer.

He is described as white,  35 to 45 years old, with short blonde hair.