Stafford County suspected porch pirate posed as pizza delivery driver, cops say

The Stafford County sheriff’s office is warning people about porch pirates after a suspected thief posed as a pizza delivery driver and swiped a package by concealing it in his delivery bag.

The suspect was caught on security camera approaching the door and slipping the package into the bag, according to investigators.

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The theft occurred shortly before 2:30 p.m. on Monday.

If you can help the sheriff’s office find the suspect, call (540) 658-4400.

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Law enforcement is warning people to be wary of thieves looking to steal packages from porches – particularly around the holidays.

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You can read the sheriff’s office’s guide to avoiding package thefts below.