Berkeley Heights Police Investigating Suspicious Incident
A man offered to cut trees at female resident's home. When she called for her husband, man quickly left.
Editor's Note: This first appeared in New Providence-Berkeley Heights Patch
From the Berkeley Heights Police Department:
On Saturday, August 4, 2012 at 1:11 p.m., Ptl. Andrew Glaydura investigated a suspicious incident that occurred in the 600 block of Plainfield Avenue.
A resident reported that a male knocked on her front door and identified himself as “Bob” and that he cut trees for a living.
He advised her that he noticed a lot of trees in her backyard that could use trimming.
When the resident called for her husband, “Bob” told her that he had to leave because of an emergency.
The suspect got into a black pickup truck and drove south on Plainfield Avenue.
He was described as a Hispanic male with olive skin, approximately 5’10”, 150 lbs, with thick black hair.
The truck was described as having four doors.
The matter has been referred to the Investigations Division.