SAN DIEGO, Ca. – San Diego Police are attempting to identify two male subjects who are claiming to be from the water department in order to gain access to the elderly victim’s homes.
The suspects tell the elderly victims that they are conducting a water test. When the suspects went into the home, they have left with jewelry and cash. On August 9, 2019, at around 3:30 p.m., the two men knocked on the door of a La Jolla home. The elderly victim answered the door and the victim allowed them to enter her home. The suspects distracted the victim by turning on various faucets inside and outside of the home as they took turns going into different rooms. The two suspects stole jewelry and cash, the value of the items is not determined at this time.
The same suspects are also wanted for questioning in a similar case which occurred on August 1, 2019 in the Bird Rock community. The person matching the description at suspect #1 said they were from the water company and stole jewelry.
Suspect #1 is described as a dark skinned male, around 30 years old, 160 pounds, and has a well-manicured beard. Suspect #2 is described as a dark skinned male, around 40 years old, 6’0”, 220 pounds, heavier set, and is clean shaven.
Anyone with information is asked to call the SDPD’s Elder Abuse Unit at 619-446-1070 or Crime Stoppers to submit and anonymous tip at (888)580-8477
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