Ruse Burglary Reported in Highland Park, Three Suspects Sought

(Highland Park, IL)  Police in Highland Park say they are looking for multiple suspects after an attempted ruse burglary. On Monday afternoon, those three suspects tried to distract some homeowners along Shady Lane, in an attempt to gain access to the house. The homeowners, however, caught on to the scheme…and the suspects attempted to prevent them from calling 911 before fleeing. Police have not released a description of those involved in the incident, and say they do not know at this point if anything was taken. There were no reported injuries, and the matter remains under investigation.

Tim Vander Tuuk, WXLC News (8-9-22)