Man described as a 'gypsy' allegedly stole thousands

A man who Fairfield police described as a "gypsy" has been charged with scamming an elderly woman out of $11,000 for home repairs.They say Male

FAIRFIELD - A man who Fairfield police described as a "gypsy" has been charged with scamming an elderly woman out of $11,000 for home repairs.

They say Male Demetrio, 27, wasn't licensed to do the work and didn't finish it.

Detectives say it's a red flag if someone offers services and demands the money up front.

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