Distraction burglaries hit Rotterdam

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A slew of distraction burglaries continues to sweep the Capital Region, the latest crimes happening in Rotterdam.

Police there say there were two separate burglaries that happened on Wednesday. The first happened on Ft. Hunter Road where the suspects claimed to be from National Grid. The second crime happened a short time later on Delmar Avenue where the men claimed to be with the water company. Police describe the vehicle the suspects used as a white SUV. 

Police say it seems these criminals are targeting the elderly. They also say to be careful of who you let into your home and if you’re ever unsure to call police right away. 

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