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CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Elderly Woman Victim Of Scam

Deputies say an elderly Wayne County woman had a large amount of cash stolen from her home and they need your help in finding the men responsible.

The 86-year-old woman said three men came to her home last Monday. One came to her door and said he was opening a vinyl shop and wanted to show her some samples. He told her "You look like a nice Christian woman." The victim let the man and another inside.

Deputies say as one man held up a piece of vinyl, the third man snuck in the home and stole a brief case with the cash.

Pictures from a surveillance camera were released in an attempt to identify the men. To view the photos, click the PHOTOS tab at the top of the story. The men are believed to be driving a white 2005-2007 Chevy Silverado Crew Cab L/S pickup truck.

Anyone with information on this crime should call the Wayne County Sheriff's Office at 919-731-1497 or Wayne County Crimes Stoppers at 919-735-2255.


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