There has been an increase in ruse type burglaries around our area. Residents can safeguard themselves from this dangerous crime by remaining vigilant and educating themselves on what to look for when approached at their place of residence. A ruse burglary is committed when two or more individuals work as a team to distract a homeowner (often posing as a utility worker or solicitor) while the other(s) enter the home and steal items of value.
Residents can protect themselves and loved ones by keeping the following in mind:
Please share this information with your family, friends and neighbors.