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East Brunswick Police Department
Thursday September 12th, 2019 :: 10:09 a.m. EDT


What is a distraction burglary? Learn more by reading our "Street Smart" Newsletter and viewing the attached link.

What is a distraction burglary?

Burglars are always finding new tricks and methods when it comes to burglarizing a home. One of the newest and trendiest is the “distraction” burglary. In other words this is a con game. A distraction burglary is when a “visitor” comes to your home, tells you some lie to swindle their way into your home, or creates a ruse to distract the victim so an accomplice can slip in, which is the most common method.

Please view the attached “Street Smart” Newsletter and click on the link below for additional information and tips to help you be aware and proactive so that you do not fall victim to a distraction burglary.

East Brunswick Police Department
1 Civic Center Dr
East Brunswick, NJ 08816

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 732-390-6900

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