The man told Joseph Bowser he was there to upgrade the signal on a pole and to reboot the TVs in the home.
Their home in the 4800 block of 7th Street NE wasn't the only one burglarized by the fake cable man Thursday. Police say the same man posed as a cable worker in the 1000 block of Crittenden Street, NE in D.C.
Police ask anyone with information to call 202-727-9099 or send a text message to 50411.
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