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Posted on: June 7, 2016

[ARCHIVED] Protect Yourself Against Ruse Burglaries

Northern Illinois tends to see an increase in ruse burglaries during the summer months, and ruse burglars have already been striking in Lake County and surrounding areas. A ruse burglary is a distraction technique used to lure homeowners outside of their home. After the homeowner is outside the home and distracted by one individual, another individual(s) enters the home typically targeting items to steal such as cash, jewelry, and other items of value. View these reminders to help protect you against ruse burglaries.

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