Video: Suspect walks high wire to steal cable

Cable thieves (Photos Dayton Police)
Cable thieves (Photos Dayton Police)

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – Dayton Police are looking for the two men they said performed a high-wire act to illegally hook up a cable TV connection.

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WDTN Photo/Dayton Police Dept.

A witness took pictures of the two suspects in action on South McGee Street.

The man watching from the street is believed to be a resident on South McGee Street, but his identity is unknown.

Police said when Time Warner Cable representatives attempt to make contact, nobody will answer the door.

The one hooking up the cable is also unknown.

Police said he was driving a brown and tan GMC truck, but he does not fit the registered owner’s description. Call the Dayton Police Department if you can help with this case. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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