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Elderly couple falls victim to utility worker scam in Leonia

An elderly couple fell victim to a diversion

An elderly couple fell victim to a diversion burglary on Irving Street in Leonia. (August 5, 2014 6:18 PM)

An elderly couple fell victim to a diversion burglary on Irving Street in Leonia.

Police say a man posed as a PSE&G contractor and distracted the 80-year-old resident into his backyard on Friday, while another person stole several thousand dollars from his home.

Officials are urging residents to be vigilant as the warmer months draw more workers to the area.

"All the utility...

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