Northfield police warn residents of ruse burglaries, such as one that led to a Northfield burglary on Dec. 30, the 'Winnetka Talk' reports.
Northfield police are warning residents of ruse burglaries after a Dec. 30 incident that led to stolen jewelry and coins worth "hundreds of thousands of dollars" during a bogus maintenance inspection, the Winnetka Talk reports. Police are still investigating the burglary on the corner of Meadowview Dr. and Winfield Rd. where a man, posing as a worker who needed to "check the water" distracted, distracted homeowners while a possible accomplice ran out of the home with the stolen goods, the Winnetka Talk reports. "Like" Winnetka-Glencoe Patch on Facebook to see future Northfield police and fire stories in your news feed.