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Crime Spree Continues in Melrose Neighborhood

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The neighborhood around trendy Melrose Ave. just continues to take a beating. Various street robberies and now fake Deptartment of Water and Power employees robbing the elderly (which we've seen before). Here's the latest from the local neighborhood watch:

Two men wearing what looked like official DWP workmen's vests knocked on an elderly couples door in the 700 Block of Curson Avenue during the 9 AM hour this morning (9/22) and asked for permission to enter the home. A elderly female occupant (Wife) granted them permission to come inside. One suspect stayed outside at the front door while the other entered the home unsupervised and apparently began to gather items to steal from the couple.