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Olean Police warn of fake water meter reader

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Posted at 11:26 AM, May 01, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-01 11:26:52-04

Olean Police are warning neighbors of an imposter pretending to work with the City Water Department.

Police say a white male, about 5'7" tall, driving a white pick up truck, approached a woman in the west end Monday. Investigators say the man asked to come inside her house to check her water meter. 

The suspect was not an employee of the city , according to police.

If anyone tries this at your home and does not have proper identification, police say call them right away at 376-5677.

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