Cops: Brazen burglar poses as town employee, targets elderly couple

Police say another elderly couple was targeted by distraction burglars in Nassau County.According to police, an 81-year-old Great Neck woman was in her Jayson Avenue

GREAT NECK - Police say another elderly couple was targeted by distraction burglars in Nassau County.

According to police, an 81-year-old Great Neck woman was in her Jayson Avenue home when a man walked into her living room.

The man told the woman he was from the Town of North Hempstead and needed to get into her yard to install a fence. The woman told the man she was going to call police and he ran.

Police say the woman's husband was approached by a second man in the yard. Police are asking anyone with information to call Nassau Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS.

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