Once he got in the back yard, he started taking measurements and asked for help from the victim. He then states he has to go back outside get some more equipment from his vehicle . While the victim is still in the back yard, he steals items from inside the house and quickly leaves.
The suspect was described as a white male approximately 6 feet tall and 170lbs, with brown hair, dark blue ball cap, plaid shirt with a black undershirt, gold necklace, blue jeans and black work shoes.
The Overland Park Police Department is advising residents to ask for proper identification before letting someone inside their homes to do any kind of repair or utility work. If in doubt, residents, especially the elderly, are encouraged to contact the utility company or the police department to assist.
Anyone with information on this person’s identity is asked to contact the Overland Park Police at 913-344-8750.