Burglars target elderly man as fake workers

April 17, 2012 8:22:47 PM PDT
The search is on for three men who tricked an elderly homeowner in Brooklyn to burglarize his home.

Police released surveillance of the suspects.

They say the suspects posed as construction workers to get into the 86-year-old man's Meserole Avenue home in Greenpoint on April 6th.

One of the men lured the victim into a bathroom claiming he had to inspect the windows, while the others stole his money.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).

The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) and then entering TIP577.

All calls are strictly confidential.

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