SAN CARLOS (CBS SF) — The San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office is warning residents about a rash of ‘door-knock’ burglaries that have occurred in residential neighborhoods around San Carlos.
Potential burglars have been approaching homes and knocking on doors to see if residents are home, according to the sheriff’s office.READ MORE: Public Health Officials, NBA Bench Unvaccinated Warriors Star Andrew Wiggins For Chase Center Games
If someone answers the door, the burglars ask for bogus directions or ask to see someone who doesn’t live there.
If no one answers the door, the home is often burglarized.READ MORE: New Art Exhibit In San Francisco Brings Art To Life Through Technology
The sheriff’s office is advising residents to call 911 if stranger knocking on the front door seem suspicious.
An accurate suspect description, vehicle description and direction of travel are always helpful to responding deputies, the sheriff’s office said.MORE NEWS: As COVID Delta Variant Infections Subside Experts Warn of Winter Surge
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