💍 A pregnant woman and her husband asked to use the bathroom

💍 The husband ran upstairs to the homeowner's bedroom

💍 The pair was driving a red pickup truck


LOWER SOUTHAMPTON, Pa. — A simple request to use the bathroom led to a distraction burglary and the theft of several piece of jewelry from a home.

Lower Southampton police said a man and woman went to a home in the Oakford section of the township and tried to sell the homeowner on sealcoating their driveway. After being turned down the woman, who appeared to be pregnant, asked to use the bathroom. Both were allowed into the home, according to police.

An hour later the homeowner discovered several pieces of jewelry missing.

The pair, described as Indian or Hispanic approximately 30 years old, are driving a red pick up truck with bumper and grill that appears to be painted red. Sealcoating equipment is in the back but the pick up has not tailgate or liner.

Red pickup truck part of a burglary in Lower Southampton 4/25/24
Red pickup truck part of a burglary in Lower Southampton 4/25/24 (Lower Southampton police)

Family jewels stolen

The couple told 6 ABC Action News that man who allowed the couple inside is deaf. When he checked his closed captioning device the man who was allowed inside the house ran upstairs to a bedroom.

Among the items stolen were jewelry belonging to the mother of the homeowner who passed away in January.

Police asked residents to check their own home security footage anyone information about this incident to call 215-357-1234.

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