Man Posing as Flower Delivery Person Steals from Senior Citizens: Police

A man is accused of posing as a contractor or flower delivery person to get into senior living facilities, then stealing from senior citizens, according to state police, and authorities are trying to identify him.

State police released a photo of the suspect on Facebook.

Once he gets into senior living residences or communities, he goes into the apartments of elderly people who are sleeping and explains he is there to fix a water leak from the floor above, according to state police.

Then he steals wallets and jewelry from the residents and uses their credit cards to buy electronics and designer clothing items, according to a state police Facebook post.

Police did not specify where the incidents took place, but said Derby police are investigating a case in which the man is suspected of burglary and credit card fraud.

He is also suspected of committing similar crimes in other and states.

Anyone with information on the man or where he is should call their local State Police barracks or local police department or text TIP711 and the information to 274637.

State police urge the public to be aware of anyone trying to get into your homes or business under false or suspicious pretenses.

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