EPD says they have been getting more reports about overly forceful encounters with salesmen. In some incidents, the person has pushed past the resident, illegally entering the home.
EPD says they are investigating the reports to see if any are connected to recent crimes, and they urge people to notify them during these situations.
Eugene police say during these encounters, ask the person to leave your home. If they do not move, they are considered trespassing and the police department will respond to assist.