Tomball police: Burglary suspects posed as utility workers, caught with $70,000 in jewelry

From left: George Peres, 33, 46-year-old Tony Peres and a third unidentified man were arrested in Tomball after they allegedly tried to rob an elderly woman of jewelry by pretending to be utility workers. Police need help identifying the last suspect. Anyone with information regarding his name is asked to contact them.

October 10, 2013 11:34:30 AM PDT
Police say three people have been arrested after trying to steal from a woman in Tomball.

It happened around 8pm in the 1300 block of Huffsmith.

They say one suspect told the woman he was a utility worker and lured her into her backyard, while two accomplices went inside and stole some $70,000 worth of jewelry.

Neighbors saw them go inside and called police.

Officers got there and arrested 46-year-old Tony Peres, 33-year-old George Peres and a third man, whose identity is not yet known. All three are being charged with burglary of a habitation; however, a court date has not been set.

Anyone with information regarding the last man's identity is asked to contact police.

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