Water main scheme alert in Springfield

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – 22News is working for you with a scheme alert.

Around 3:00 P.M. Saturday, near 2000 Page Boulevard in Springfield, a man told home owners that he was from the Water Department and that there was a water main problem.

The victims allowed this man into their home and went downstairs with him. Meanwhile, three other men went into the home and up to the second floor, stealing a safe containing jewelry and money.

The Springfield Police Department is reminding you to not allow anyone into your home. If people say they are from a city department, police urge you to call 911 and officers will come to verify their identity.

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