Madison police are alerting town residents to a so-called distraction burglary in town from this weekend.

The say the incident occurred Saturday afternoon at a home on Ridge Road.

According to police, an Hispanic male approached the homeowner, claiming to be doing tree work in the neighborhood.

As one suspect engaged the homeowner, a second person entered the house through an open garage door, stealing an undetermined amount of cash.

Police say the Hispanic suspect is about 25-years-old, stands five-feet-five inches, has a thin build and bushy hair.

He was dressed in jeans and a dark-colored windbreaker and may be driving a newer model grey or dark pickup truck.

Police are urging residents to keep doors and windows locked, even when at home.

Anyone with information in the crime is asked to call them at (203) 245-2721.


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