Distraction Burglary Alert
**Residents: Please be aware of these types of crimes; especially targeting the elderly. *
On August 26, 2014 the Lower Makefield Township Police Department was summoned the 1200 block of Woodside Road for the report of a burglary.
Information from the elderly residents indicated the following:
The victim had been at the residence and heard knocking at the residence door. Upon answering the door, the victim encountered a white male subject, who was described as having a dark complexion and as being in his 20’s with short dark hair. The male subject stated that he worked for the County and was assigned to trim/cut trees in the area at the rear of the property. The victim accompanied the subject to the rear of the property to survey the property line for several minutes. The subject then departed.
Later, it was discovered that a jewelry box had been disturbed and items of jewelry were missing. It is believed that a second subject entered the residence while the first subject distracted the victim at the rear of the home.
The suspect vehicle is described as a panel truck or van, with unknown writing and unknown color other than being light in color.
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