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Prowler alert in SLO: Have you seen this guy trying to open car doors?

Prowler caught on camera trying to open car door in SLO

San Luis Obispo police are asking for help identifying a person who was seen walking up to an SUV in the 1100 block of Islay Street and trying the door handle before walking away.
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San Luis Obispo police are asking for help identifying a person who was seen walking up to an SUV in the 1100 block of Islay Street and trying the door handle before walking away.

The San Luis Obispo Police Department is asking for help finding a prowler who was captured on surveillance video trying to open a car door.

The incident happened in the 1100 block of Islay Street in San Luis Obispo, likely early Monday morning, according to police Sgt. Jeff Booth.

There were no reports of burglaries or other prowling incidents in that area at that time, Booth said.

In the video, a person wearing baggy shorts, a sweater and a backpack can be seen walking up to an SUV and trying the door handle. The person walks toward the back of the car before walking away.

Police ask anyone with information regarding the prowler to call their non-emergency line at 805-781-7312 and reference Case No. 180917024.

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Gabby Ferreira: 805-781-7858, @Its_GabbyF
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