MARSHALL, Mo. – The Marshall Police Department has released a warning about a person identifying himself as a police officer on facebook.

On Monday, April 30, several persons reported having contact with a subject who identified themself as Lewis Jefferson, and a police officer with the Marshall Police Department. The posts are aimed at parents who have small children. After several exchanges with the victims, Jefferson then makes threats against the children of the family.

This is not a Marshall Police Officer and should be reported to local law enforcement immediately.