Man posing as Water Dept. employee robs NE Phila. woman

March 22, 2013 5:43:37 AM PDT
Police say a man posing as a Water Department employee robbed a woman in Northeast Philadelphia Thursday night.

It was shortly after 6:00 p.m. when the victim heard a knock on the door of her home, located iin the 9700 block of Morefield Road.

She tells police that when she answered, the man put her in the bathroom as he looted her home.

The robber reportedly ran off with $2,500 worth of jewelry.

The woman was not hurt.