Reports of robbers posing as utility workers circulate Florida

Posted at 9:00 PM, Sep 10, 2017
and last updated 2017-09-10 17:19:07-04

LIBERTY COUNTY, Fla. (WTXL) - Florida Power Lights is reporting that people are going door-to-door to customers, posing as utility workers.

The Liberty County Sheriff's Office shared a post from Talquin Electric Cooperative saying that FPL is reporting the robberies. They say as customers open their doors, they are robbed at gunpoint:

Talquin Electric is reminding customers that Talquin employees, contractors, and mutual aid crews DO NOT go into homes and DO NOT ask for any type of personal information. 

Should you have any concerns, Talquin Electric encourages you to call them at any time to verify crews.

SECO Energy originally reported the robberies in a press release.

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