Police: Suspects pose as utility workers, rob elderly woman in Manhattan Beach

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Police are searching for two suspects they say are connected to a Manhattan Beach robbery.

Police say the pair posed as utility workers and knocked on the door of a home near Oriental Boulevard and Ocean Avenue Thursday. 

When the 88-year-old victim answered the door, the two men said they were there to check a utility issue and the elderly woman allowed them in.

That's when police say they robbed the victim before speeding off in a pickup truck with a third suspect behind the wheel.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.

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