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Our department is investigating a possible distraction-style burglary of an elderly resident who lives on Main Street in Hope Valley.
Officers spoke with the victim who reported a male with a medium complexion, in his late 30's to early 40's wearing blue jeans and a white t-shirt knocked on her front door. The suspect stated he was there to install flags to mark a property line in the backyard for a fence. The suspect was led to the backyard and left after a few minutes. The victim discovered in the mean time her bedroom had been gone through.
The suspect vehicle was described as a white sedan with orange New York plates. Anyone with any information is asked to please contact detectives.
Also please be aware we have received reports of individuals masking their phone numbers to match the Hopkinton Police Department's phone number.