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Gulfport PD: Couple impersonating water workers arrested

GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) - The man and woman believed to be impersonating utility workers to break into homes in Gulfport have been arrested.

The U.S. Marshals Service arrested Michael Mitchell, 32, and Christina McMillen, 30 in New Orleans Tuesday morning. The pair was also wanted in the Mobile area and Virginia for similar crimes.

Investigators in Gulfport and Pritchard believe Mitchell would pose as a water department worker to gain access into a home, while McMillan would wait outside. Police said the couple appeared to target elderly people.

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