The "inn" special commission (soko) is conducting extensive investigations in the wake of the robbery-murder of a pensioner in bayreuth in april. The police are now looking for people who can provide information about men who identified themselves as "waterworks workers" and thus gained access to the living quarters or were turned away.
After an anonymous phone call on the evening of 12. In april 2017, police officers found an 88-year-old homeowner in his home on innstrabe in bayreuth, seriously injured and unresponsive. The following friday the man died in a hospital. Due to the overall circumstances, the officers quickly assumed a violent crime.
After intensive investigations by the "inn" task force in june 2017, a man suspected of the crime was arrested and, at the request of the bayreuth public prosecutor's office, charged with murder in connection with aggravated robbery.
For the officers of the soko it is of grosser interest, against which persons in the counties of bayreuth and kulmbach in the months of march and april, especially on 12. April, alleged "waterworks" have occurred.
Target group seniors
Offenders visit especially elderly people at home and claim that they have to read the water meter in the cellar or check the water pipe. Possibly they also pretend that due to construction work in the nearby water pipes were damaged and the effects in the house must be controlled.
The perpetrators' goal is always to be let in by the residents and then to steal valuables and money by skillful distraction.
Often the perpetrator confronts the resident alone and then allows his accomplice to enter the apartments unnoticed. Possibly, the "waterworks" used the same method as in the case before a dark audi A 3 with hamburger license plates.
Here is the description of the suspected man: about 30 to 40 years old, 180 centimeters to 185 centimeters tall and slim to strong, everyday clothes, possibly basecap on his head, no french dialect.
The kripobeamten ask: with whom in march or april a man or several manner rang and as "wasserwerker" have themselves issued? Who has noticed a dark audi A3 with hamburg license plates in the above period??