Chesterton Police would like to talk to the two persons who invited
themselves into an elderly woman’s home on Friday night.
police, at 9:30 p.m. an 81-year-old woman who resides in the 500 block of
South 15th Street was “startled awake to find two uninvited subjects in her
living room looking at her.”
recognized one of them as a member of a family which had formerly rented the
house and that person, a woman, told her that she had wanted her boyfriend
to see where she used to live, police said.
believed her and “proceeded to invite them into the kitchen for coffee,”
police said. “After a short conversation and a bathroom break, the couple
left the house. During the conversation, the male and female asked (the
woman) if she lived alone. They also advised (the woman) that ‘they were
clean’ but she did not know what that meant.”
On the way out
the door, the male volunteered to return on Monday—today—to fix the broken
front door and do some landscaping for her.
On Saturday, the
woman mentioned the incident to her children, who immediately filed a report
with the CPD.
subsequently discovered that the front door was broken, apparently after
someone forcibly popped the lock with an unknown tool. Also broken: the
exterior porch light, police said.
remains under investigation.