Police are searching for a man who impersonated a Pacific Gas & Electric employee to try to gain entry to a home on Saturday, according to Sgt. Michael Vergara.
At approximately 10:45 a.m. on Aug. 11, a man knocked on a door in a San Rafael neighborhood and told the resident he wanted to be let in to check the water heater. He was wearing a safety type vest and some type of identification holder around his neck.
The resident refused to let the man in and the subject left after several attempts of persuasion.
“Officers contacted PG&E and discovered that they did not have any workers in that neighborhood,” Vergara said in a release.
The man was described as a black male, in his late 30s to 40s, 5 feet 10 inches tall and 225 pounds. He left in a silver 1998 Mercedes Benz with a license place number of 5XYX964.
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