Colonie latest community to deal with 'distraction burglaries'

November 02, 2018 05:11 PM

More distraction burglaries are happening in the Capital Region.

Colonie police tell NewsChannel 13 there were three attempts on Thursday. Two of them were in Colonie and one was in Latham, off Old Loudon Road.

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In distraction burglaries, one person distracts the victim, while another steals from their home.

All three victims described the same type of vehicle, a white SUV with out of state license plates.

NewsChannel 13 was first Thursday to tell you about a distraction burglary in Slingerlands.

Police in North Greenbush are investigating two distraction burglaries from last month.


WNYT Staff

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