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BRUNSWICK -- Police are warning of a scam in which a man claims to be installing fences.

They say he will knock on a resident's door, claim to be installing a fence for a neighbor and then request the resident to accompany him to the back of the property to observe where he places a property stake.

Other individuals then enter the home and burglarize it while the resident is occupied in the back, according to police.

Police say the man they have reports of running this scam is described as a Hispanic male who wears a white skull cap.They also say he seems to be targeting the elderly and ask that you pass the warning along to those who might not have Internet access.

If you encounter these individuals, Brunswick police as you to call them at (330) 225-9111.