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Burglar in Sierra Vista poses as maintenance worker

Kristie Smith

Burglar in Sierra Vista poses as maintenance worker

By Kristie Smith. CREATED May 10, 2013

SIERRA VISTA, Ariz (KGUN9-TV) - A burglar has been impersonating a maintenance worker at apartments in Sierra Vista.

Cpl. Scott Borgstadt tells KGUN9 that officers have received several reports that an impersonator has offered to do various types of services at local apartment complexes.

According to Borgstadt, the burglar gained access inside an apartment complex and appears to be working, but later residents noticed missing personal items.

Police had advised apartment residents that management must be provided 48 hours notice to any maintenance inside the apartment. If the maintenance is not scheduled officers recommend to call management before allowing access inside the building.

If apartment resident encounters a situation like this to call the Sierra Vista Police Department at (520) 452-7500