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Police: Burglary on Sylvia Lane

A man who said he was doing work in a neighbor's yard helped perpetrate this crime.

The following information was supplied by the . A criminal charge is only an accusation, and does not indicate convictions.

There was a burglary on Sylvia Lane on Monday at about noon involving two burglars pretending to do work on a nearby house, according to a report from the .

During the robbery, an 87-year-old woman in her home was approached by a 20-year-old man who said he was working on the neighbor's fence. The man wanted to explain what kind of work he would be doing in the yard and a second person went into the house while this was going on and took an unspecified amount of jewelry.

Police are still looking for the people involved in this burglary. If you have information about this, call the Nassau County Police Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All calls are anonymous.

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