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PD: Fake Water Company Workers Steal From Elderly Couple




    Milford police are issuing a warning after men posing as water company employees got into an elderly couple’s house and stole hundreds of dollars. 

    A man went to the couple’s Joyce Court home at 11:30 a.m. on Oct. 4 and said he had to check the pipes in the basement, police said. 

    They allowed him inside and heard a noise upstairs while they were in the basement with him, so the elderly husband went to check on the source and found a second man in their bedroom who had taken around $400 cash. 

    When the resident said he was going to call police, the intruder grabbed the husband, sat him down in a chair preventing him from calling the police. 

    After the wife said she was calling the police, the two men fled down the road and got into a waiting black station wagon or SUV, then left the area. 

    Anyone with information is asked to call Milford Police at 203-878-6551 or Detective Mitch Warwick at mwarwick@ci.milford.ct.us or 203-878-4730.