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Oak Ridge North Police Department
Tuesday February 5th, 2019 :: 10:19 a.m. CST

Advisory

SUSPICIOUS PERSONS/ACTIVITY

ON 2/4/2019 AT ABOUT 4P TA RESIDENT WAS APPROACHED BY TWO WHITE MALES OFFERING TO DO SOME WORK ON HER RESIDENCE.    THE WORK DESCRIBED, WAS TO DO SOME SEALING OF CRACKS AND HOLES NEAR HER CHIMNEY ON THE ROOF TO PREVENT ANIMALS FROM GETTING INTO THE HOUSE..    THE RESIDENT ALLOWED THE THE MALES TO DO THE WORK.   THE MALES WENT UP ONTO THE ROOF FOR ABOUT AN HOUR AND A HALF.    THE TWO MALES CAME DOWN AND INFORMED THE RESIDENT THAT SHE OWED THEM $4900, CASH MONEY.   THE RESIDENT ADVISED SHE DID NOT HAVE THE $4900 CASH AND THEY AGREED UPON $500 CASH.   BOTH MALES THEN LEFT.    THE MALES WERE DRIVING WHAT WAS DESCRIBED AS A NEWER MODEL, WHITE CHEVROLET SILVERADO PICKUP TRUCK, FOUR DOORS, WITH NO DISTINCTIVE MARKINGS.  THE RESIDENT THEN DESCRIBED THE SUPPOSED WORK THAT WAS COMPLETED WAS SIMPLY SOME SPRAY FOAM INTO SOME CRACKS.   DEFINITELY NOT $4900 WORTH OF WORK!   
RESIDENTS ARE REMINDED TO BE VERY LEARY OF PERSONS WHO APPROACH YOU AT YOUR RESIDENCE OFFERING TO DO WORK FOR CASH ONLY AND OFFERING NO TYPE OF IDENTIFICATION OR BILL OF SALE FOR SERVICES.
SONS AND DAUGHTERS OF ELDERLY PARENTS PLEASE CHECK ON MOM AND DAD TO HELP TO ENSURE THEY ARE NOT BEING SCAMMED, SWINDLED OR BEING TAKEN ADVANTAGE OF BY UNKNOWN PERSONS.    THIS MESSAGE IS ALSO THE SAME FOR GRANDKIDS TO HELP ENSURE MEEMAW AND PAW PAW ARE NOT BEING TAKEN ADVANTAGE OF BY UNKNOWN PERSONS.

Address/Location
Oak Ridge North Police Department
27424 Robinson Road
Oak Ridge North, TX 77385

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 281-292-4762

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