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Police release sketches of duo posing as contractors, stealing from homes

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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – Grand Rapids Police have released composite sketches of two men who they believe are posing as contractors and preying on elderly residents.

Police say the typical scenario involves one of the men distracting the resident while the other one goes into the home and steals money and valuables.

Sketch from GRPD

Sketch from GRPD

One of the suspects is described as a white man in his early 30s with an olive-colored skin tone.  He is about 5’10” – 5’11” and typically wears a baseball cap, sweatshirt and jeans.  The other is also a white man in his early 20s and is thin.  Police say that they drive a newer model silver or gray extended cab pickup truck.

Anyone with information should contact Grand Rapids Police at 616-456-3332 or Silent Observer at 774-2345.

Sketch from GRPD

Sketch from GRPD

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