Community Alert: Boston Police Investigate Robbery Scam in Dorchester
On arrival officers spoke with an 84 year old male victim who stated at 5:20pm an unknown white male wearing a black or blue baseball cap, blue wind breaker and blue jeans, rang the doorbell posing as a Water Utility Employee. The victim opened the door and was instructed to run the water in the kitchen. The victim complied and while occupied in the kitchen area, a second male, (no further description) went upstairs into the bedrooms and removed approximately $1000. USC dollars and several piece of jewelry. A 71 year old female witness on scene reported the two suspects then fled in a blue utility vehicle (possible KIA model).
The Boston Police Department is actively investigating the facts and circumstances surrounding both of these incidents. Anyone with information is encouraged to call District C-11 detectives at (617) 343-4335.
Community members wanting to help this investigation anonymously can either call the Crime Stoppers Tip Line at 1(800) 494-TIPS or text the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463). The Boston Police Department will stringently guard and protect the identities of all those who wish to help this investigation in an anonymous manner.