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East Brunswick Police Looking for 'Diversion' Burglars

By kcora on
East Brunswick New Jersey

Police are looking for  two burglary suspects that posed as water utility workers yesterday afternoon in East Brunswick.

Police responded to a residence on Caldwell Court for a diversion burglary yesterday at approximately 2:20 p.m, according to police.

Upon police arrival, the homeowners explained that two men posing as water utility workers claimed that there was a problem with the water supply in the neighborhood and needed to check the pipes. 

The suspects entered the house and made their way to the basement. Unbeknownst to the residence, the men turned off the cold water in the basement. 

One suspect began checking the main floor’s kitchen sink as the other suspect went upstairs to check the bathroom, police said. 

The owner noticed one of the suspects in the bedroom, when resident confronted the suspects they both fled in a small black vehicle. 

The suspects were described as white males in their mid to late 30's. 

One of the suspects was approximately 5’10” and the other approximately 5’08”.  They both wore black knit winter hats and light colored work pants. 

The shorter suspect was wearing a black jacket and the taller suspect was wearing a brown jacket. 

No further description on the vehicle.  

If anyone has any information on this incident they are asked to contact Detective Crispin Farrace of the East Brunswick Police Department's Investigative Division at 732-390-6990.