The Amarillo Police Department is warning citizens of another phone scam.

The caller is telling residents they are from Xcel Energy and that they are behind on their bills and service will be disconnected.

Scammer will call during the winter to take advantage of people not having power during colder weather.

You can call Xcel yourself at 1-800-895-4999 to check your account.

If you receive calls that sound like they could be a scammer, simply hang up.

If you have fallen victim to a scam like this, call the Police Department at  806-378-4257.