UPDATE: The McCandless Police are attempting to identify these individuals in relation to the distraction Burglary that occurred on February 3, 2017. These photos were obtained from a local Sheetz store on February 1. Responses can be directed to Lt. Don O’Connor at 412-369-7992 ex 138 or to email@example.com. Reference case number MCP1801094.
McCandless Police are investigating a burglary from 2/4/18 that involved three Hispanic males telling an elderly female that they needed to check the electrical box for her house. One of the males was wearing some type of lanyard displaying his picture, but they showed no other form of identification. Once the female allowed the males to enter her residence, they directed her to the basement and had her sit in a chair. The males then proceeded to ransack the house, they ripped the phone off the kitchen wall and cut the lines to the kitchen phone as well as the main box in the garage. According to the victim, the males told her they were looking for narcotics.
The first male was described as being in his 30’s, 5’5” tall with a medium build, the second male was late teens, 6’ tall with a thin build and the third male was in his 30’s, 5’5” tall with a medium build. All three males were described as being Hispanic and no vehicle was seen by the victim.
McCandless Police advise all residents to ask for proper identification for any type of utility worker, solicitor, etc. and when in doubt call police so the actors can be properly identified.