Pine Bluffs Police say social media reports of a pair of men posing as homeless people, and then attacking residents aren't true.

The agency says, similarly, a photo supposedly showing a large rattlesnake coiled in a flower pot, supposedly in the Pine Bluffs area, is likewise phony.

The agency posted the following on the Pine Bluffs Police Department Facebook page:

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The bogus Pine Bluffs facebook post is strikingly similar to one that was reported in Rock Springs in June, albeit with different photos of the supposed criminals.

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