Police Searching for Men Who Posed as Water Company Employees, Tried to Enter Area Home

CLARION TOWNSHIP, Pa. (EYT) – Clarion-based State Police say an incident involving suspicious persons occurred on Thursday afternoon at a private residence, on Greenville Pike, in Clarion Township.

According to police, sometime between 3:15 p.m. and 3:45 p.m. on January 29, three unknown perpetrators approached the victim’s side door and “said they were from the water company and had to get inside to check the water.”

The perpetrators attempted several times to persuade the homeowner to let them in, police say.

The homeowner did not let them inside the residence, and they departed the scene in a newer black SUV, possibly a Chevrolet, according to police.

As per American Water, employees will be in a marked company vehicle with a company uniform, and they will have company identification.

The perpetrators are described as follows:

Actor #1 – white male, age 30 to 40, 5’6″ to 5’7″, skinny, wearing a ball cap with a Penn State logo.
Actor #2 – white male, age 30 to 40, 5’6″ to 5’8″, medium build, tan coat.
Actor #3 – no description provided.

If anyone has information about this information, please contact PSP Clarion at 814-226-1710.


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