This reminder from our Ruston Police:
***SAFETY REMINDER*** Do not let anyone you do not know into your house and always follow universal safety precautions.
We have had a couple of reports of a female asking residents to see
things in their yard (decorations, yard art, etc.) and then asking to go in the house to use the
restroom. The person then leaves and says she forgot something inside
and asks to go back in. No one that we know of so far has allowed her
back in the second time and nothing has
been stolen or reported missing so far but we think its important to
always ask questions and never let someone in your home that you do not
know and trust.
Some of the criminal element uses a ruse
similar to this to case your homes and to see if there is anything
inside that they want to come back and steal. We want to ensure
everyone has a happy holidays and do not want to see any one become a