Montgomery County Sheriff's Office investigating burglary

February 10, 2017 05:07 AM

AMSTERDAM – The Montgomery County Sheriffs Department investigating a burglary.

They say the thief posed as an employee of an electric company. They say the man knocked on the homeowners door around 2 p.m. Wednesday.

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He said he was going to be cutting the power off, but could bring a generator if the homeowner gave him a deposit of $50.

While the homeowner went to get money, the man went into the house, distracted the homeowner and made off with a jar of cash left on the table.


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