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South Brunswick police warn of ‘distraction burglaries’ after incident

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Police in South Brunswick are warning residents about "distraction burglaries."

The incident happened Saturday around 1:20 p.m.

An 84-year-old woman says two people came to her house claiming to be from the water department.

According to police, the suspects told her they needed to conduct a water test.

Police say the suspects walked around for about 15 minutes and left.

It was confirmed there was no scheduled work to be conducted by a water company at the home.

The first suspect is described as a white male who appeared to be 20-30 years old, wearing a dark blue shirt and jeans. 

The second suspect is described as a black male who appeared to be 20-30 years old, wearing a dark blue shirt and jeans. 

The suspects were wearing lanyards with credentials when the incident occurred.  

There is no word if they stole anything from the home.

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