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Arcadia burglar poses as utility worker

December 24, 2010 12:00:00 AM PST
Arcadia officials are warning residents about a burglary suspect who may be posing as a utility worker.Police said the man knocked on the door of a home on the 1000 block of Fairview Avenue last week.

He wore an identification badge around his neck with the words "State of California" and the name John written on it.

When he got inside, he began turning on water faucets and then made his way into the bedroom.

The man was left unattended. Later, the victim saw the suspect leaving the home and found the bedroom ransacked and jewelry missing.

Anyone with information was urged to call Arcadia police at (626) 574-5160.