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Police warn of suspects pretending to be utility company employees burglarizing elderly residents

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WEBSTER GROVES, Mo. (KMOV.com) – Police in Webster Groves are warning residents following an increase in home burglaries involving the elderly.

According to the Webster Groves Police Department, suspects in nearby communities are identifying themselves as utility company employees to gain access into homes.  

While the department has not received any reports of burglaries matching the description in Webster Groves, they are urging residents to remain vigilant.

The department suggests residents contact utility companies if they are unsure the person responding to their home is who they claim to be.

Anyone with concerns should contact the Webster Groves Police Department at 314-645-3000.

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