A SCAM is making the rounds which have scammed residents out of a chance to meet Father Christmas.

The scam offers tickets for a 'Lapland Experience' at Thoresby Park in Newark which doesn't exist.

Victims across South Yorkshire have been scammed out of between £100 and £500 each.

South Yorkshire Police is urging residents to be vigilant against the scam if you are purchasing last-minute Christmas event tickets this week.

If you believe you have been a victim of a scam contact Action Fraud on 0300 123 2040.