Crime

Police look for theft suspect caught on video in Paso Robles

Police are seeking assistance from the public in identifying a theft suspect caught on surveillance footage attempting to break into vehicles in Paso Robles.

Around 6:10 a.m. Wednesday, the Paso Robles Police Department received a report of an attempted theft from a vehicle that had occurred earlier at the 1600 block of Leah Way, according to a news release.

A resident of the area reviewed his home video surveillance footage from the overnight hours, and saw that around 3:06 a.m., a suspect looked into and unsuccessfully attempted to enter several parked vehicles.

Two vehicles were broken into nearby in the 300 block of Susannah Lane during the same time frame, the release said.

The suspect appears to be a white male adult in his 20s, wearing blue jeans and a white T-shirt over a long sleeved white T-shirt. The suspect is clean-shaven and has a shaved head, and appears to be wearing a glove on his right hand.

Police are asking community members to review the footage to identify the suspect.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Paso Robles Police Department at 805-237-6464. Persons wishing to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers' 24-hour hotline at 549-STOP or by texting “SLOTIPS” plus your message to CRIMES (274637).

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