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Neighbors: Men posing as construction workers casing Shadle area

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People in the Shadle neighborhood say men in neon vest are casing the area. People in the Shadle neighborhood say men in neon vest are casing the area.
SPOKANE, Wash. -

Neighbors in the Shadle area say they are fed up with criminal activity. One neighbor said Wednesday morning around 6:45 they saw a man wearing a faux construction vest, seemingly casing the neighborhood.

There is actual construction work going on near Ash and Rowan, making this a potentially believable cover. The crew there, however, confirmed none of their guys were out so early in the morning, going door to door. They also use clearly marked vehicles for their business.

The family that saw the man reported it to Spokane Police. They said the man was a passenger in an SUV with no back license plate.

Crime stats show the area has seen multiple crimes over the past month.

Spokane Police said if a construction crew comes to your door, immediately ask to see ID. They urge reporting anything that seems off to Crime Check immediately. That number is 509-456-2233.

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