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Milpitas Police Warn Residents About Thieves Posing as Utility Workers

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Police in Milpitas are warning residents of a utility scam that has helped thieves gain access to homes. The thieves will show up at the front door claiming to be employees of PG&E, a cable company, water company or other utility, police said. After being let into the home, one person pretends to perform a utility check while a second person looks for items to steal, according to police.

Police are advising residents to ask anyone claiming to be a utility worker for identification or a work order before allowing them inside. Residents are also advised not to answer the door if no service is scheduled. Any suspicious activity should be reported immediately, police said.

Please call the Fugitive Watch hot line at 1-800-9-CAUGHT (1-800-922-8448) or text us at 408-355-0999 or CLICK HERE to send a confidential email tip, if you know the name of this suspect or have any information that can help solve this crime

Por favor llame la línea de Los Fugitivos en 1-800-9-CAUGHT (1-800-922-8448) o texto en 408-355-0999 o haga clic aquí para envia un email a [email protected], si usted tiene alguna información que pueda ayudar a resolver este crimen.

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