Burglars Target Tented Home in Beverly Hills

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BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (KTLA) – Burglars targeted and ransacked a vacant Beverly Hills home that was covered by a fumigation tent, authorities said Thursday.

Burglars Target Tented Home in Beverly HillsA Beverly Hills patrol officer noticed a slit in the tent covering a home in the 6oo block of North Palm Drive.

The officer investigated and discovered the vacant house had been burglarized and ransacked, officials said.

“This is a common tactic that burglars will use because they know that no one is inside,” Beverly Hills Police Sgt. Max Subin said.

A hazardous materials team was sent to investigate and found no one inside the home.

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