POLICE: First Deception Burglary Of The Year Reported

Money and jewelry were stolen by a man and woman offering to examine a leaky roof.

Baltimore County police Lt. Robert McGraw sent out the following message to community leaders yesterday:

"At 4:30 p.m., a woman reported that two suspects entered her home under the pretense of examining her leaky roof. The suspects distracted the victim, and stole money and jewelry while they were in her home. The suspects are described as a white male, 50s, 5’10”, 250 pounds and a white female, approximately 35 years old, 5’4”, and 150 pounds."

The incident took place in the unit block of East Aylesbury Road in Timonium.

Deception burglaries have been an for Precinct 7 officers and community members.

Former Precinct 7 Capt. Martin Lurz has written to community members multiple times in the past to make people aware of possible scams.

To find out more about how to spot, report and prevent deception burglaries, read his last full letter, "."


Read the Lutherville-Timonium Patch weekly Crime Log every Monday morning.

linda morgan April 26, 2012 at 03:31 PM
Alot of older people live in this area ...watch out !


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