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Distraction Burglaries

Fremont Police said this woman posed as an animal control officer looking for snakes. She is believed to be part of a group of thieves engaging in what police call "distraction burglaries." (CBS)

‘Distraction Burglaries’ Target Bay Area’s Elderly

Law enforcement agencies across the Bay Area said the elderly are increasingly becoming victims of so-called “distraction burglaries.” Victims are lured out of their homes so thieves can get in, according to authorities.

09/05/2013

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