Blotter: Elderly Victoria woman reports wedding ring set stolen by scammers | News

An 81-year-old Victoria woman reported five rings stolen, including an engagement and wedding ring set, to Victoria police Thursday evening.

The theft was reported at 7:12 p.m. in the 1500 block of Victoria Station Drive, according to police records.

The rings were last known to be secure 2:30 p.m. and were found missing at 7 p.m.

Two men, one heavy set and one skinny, in reflective vests stole the rings after getting access to the woman’s apartment by posing as city maintenance crew members checking on the building’s water, Victoria police Lt. Mike Hernandez said.

When the woman went to her dresser and saw an earring on the ground, she suspected items were missing, Hernandez said.

“If you live in an apartment complex, and you haven’t reported any issues with your water that should be a red flag,” he said. “If you do see someone looking to check your water,

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