UPDATE: Wyoming Borough officials say suspected utility imposter was actually authorized by UGI


UPDATE: Wyoming Borough has posted an update, saying that the man suspected to be a potential utility work impostor was actually authorized by UGI:

Attention Residents

Cancel Resident Alert – Dated 4/21/2021

Please be advised that the Wyoming Police were informed by UGI that the subject previously posted was confirmed that UGI did authorize the male subject to operate in the capacity as a UGI consultant. We would like to thank all the residents for their cooperation with this matter. We were assured by UGI that we will be informed with any future activity being conducted on their behalf. Residents are reminded to call 911 for any suspicious activity. Thank you, Wyoming Borough Police


WYOMING BOROUGH, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU-TV) — Officials in Wyoming Borough received a complaint from a resident, regarding a potential utility work imposter.

After investigating the complaint, officials confirmed a white male identified himself as Mike from UGI. The man told the resident he was at the home to perform a 10-year inspection check on their gas meter.

Officials say the man had no ID, insignia or clothing identifying himself as an employee of UGI. He arrived to the home in a silver Ford F150 pickup truck with a Kobalt toolbox.

Residents are asked to contact 911 if anyone comes to your house that appears suspicious in nature. They ask to get as many details as possible on the person(s) and/or vehicle descriptions.

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