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Police say teens posed as water company employees to rob elderly victims

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Two teenagers are accused of posing as water company employees to steal from the elderly.

Police say the teens used a stolen truck to go from home to home in Shively and other parts of town. The teens allegedly asked to test water pressure in order to get inside and steal from the residents.

Shively Police Chief Josh Myers says the crimes escalated over the last few days.

"It went from attempting to gain access into homes to find valuables laying around to actually forcibly taking them from people so they were certainly getting more desperate and aggressive in committing the crimes," Myers said. 

Police say at least two adults could also be involved. 

Louisville Water officials want you to know that its employees should not need to go inside your home. 

A spokesperson says if you ever have questions, you should ask to see identification. 

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