Contact: Officer Tim Aycock
Public Information Officer
November 10, 2018
On Saturday, November 10, 2018, at approximately 10:30 am, Matthews officers responded to a home in the 900 block of Evian Ln. regarding a report of a burglary. Upon their arrival, they made contact with the homeowner who said that a man came to her door and said he was from the gas company. He then reportedly forced his way into the home and stole items from inside. There were no weapons involved and no injuries reported from this incident. The suspect is described as a black male, wearing a hat with dark grayish-green work style clothing. He was seen possibly driving a beige/tan Dodge or Chrysler minivan. Please see the attached pictures below for examples.
If anyone has any information regarding this case, please contact Det. Stacy Cooper at: firstname.lastname@example.org or 704.847.5555.
**NOT ACTUAL SUSPECT VEHICLE**
If you ever have anyone show up at your home unexpectedly from a service provider or utility company, please do not let them into your home, always call the company directly to confirm why they are there and who exactly it should be.