Watertown, Massachusetts, has fallen victim to an alleged landscaping scam hitting homeowners.
Police responded to a residence after the homeowner reported someone had broken into the home, according to .
The resident explained that an individual knocked on the door and stated they were doing tree trimming for a next door neighbor and wanted to show them the work.
When the resident returned, $250 and some jewelry had been reported missing.
Tips for Landscapers:
– Always remember to show credentials and confirm employment at door
– Don’t ask to enter the client’s home
– Always look for “No Solicitation” signs
– Know the laws in your area as far as soliciting door-to-door