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Police: Man poses as water company employee to steal from elderly

By 69 News, follow: @69news, news@wfmz.com
Published On: Dec 12 2012 10:36:01 PM CST
Updated On: Dec 13 2012 05:47:14 AM CST
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BANGOR, Pa. -

Police in Northampton County say they're on the hunt for a man who posed as a utility worker to rob an elderly woman.

It happened Tuesday night around 7:00 at a home on East High Street in Bangor.

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Officials say a man posing as a water company employee told the elderly woman living there that he was there to check the water pressure.

Once the man gained entry, police say, he distracted the woman while another man stole an unknown amount of money from the home.

Anyone with information about the case should call Bangor Police.