BRADENTON - Bradenton police are warning condo residents of a scam where burglars are claiming to be pest control technicians.
Burglars pose as pest control workers
Detectives continue to
investigate two similar burglaries in the Ironwood/Pinebrook
neighborhood, which also occurred on Feb 24. All of the
burglaries occurred between 9 a.m. and noon.
Police caution homeowners not to allow anyone into your home that you didn’t hire. If someone claiming to be a contractor working on behalf of a homeowners’ association, management company, or another company asks to enter your home, and you aren’t expecting them, confirm their employment and identity before letting them in.
If you have information on this case, contact Det. Jay Gow at 941-932-9373 or email@example.com; or Detective Todd Freed at 941-932-9370 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
You also may email any information on this or other cases to BPDTips@BradentonPD.com. To remain anonymous and eligible for a cash reward of up to $3,000, call Crime Stoppers at 1-866-634-8477 (TIPS) or send an anonymous E-Tip through www.manateecrimestoppers.com