Quincy Police say an elderly resident in the 2000 block of Van Buren is the victim of a theft following a scam.

Police say that while the victim was distracted and lured out of the house by a man described as a Hispanic male who pressured the victim to walk to the rear of the property. Police say a check of the residence by the occupant and family members… it was discovered that about 15-hundred dollars in cash had been taken from the residence. Police say the investigation is ongoing.