Area police departments have reported distraction burglaries in which the victims were advised by the suspects that they needed gas money due to a family emergency.  The suspects were able to get inside the victim's home at which time they further distracted the victim by asking for a drink of water.  We are reminding all of our residents to be very cautious when dealing with unknown persons who come to their homes unannounced with no prior purpose for the visit.  Never allow anyone into your home if their visit was not pre-planned or for official reasons.  Please report suspicious activity IMMEDIATELY by calling 911 so that our patrol officers can locate and interview suspicious persons in your neighborhood. 

Incident Date: 
Wednesday, May 29, 2019 - 9:47am

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599 Eisenhower Boulevard
Harrisburg, PA 17111