Alleged Looking Glass Photo burglar caught on video

Police are looking for information on a burglar who stole items from Looking Glass Photo over the weekend. Photo: Looking Glass
Police are looking to identify a burglar who stole items from Looking Glass Photo over the weekend. Photo: Jennifer Waicukauski

Police are looking for a man who took cameras and lenses from Looking Glass Photo in West Berkeley over the weekend, and the shop has released video footage of the alleged thief.

Jennifer Waicukauski, owner of Looking Glass, posted surveillance footage from the burglary on her Facebook page on Saturday.

“If anyone recognizes the person in this video please contact the Berkeley police department immediately,” she wrote. (The video appears below.)


If anyone recognizes the person in this video please contact the Berkeley police department immediately.

Posted by Jennifer Waicukauski on Saturday, July 18, 2015

The Berkeley Police Department confirmed that there was a burglary at the shop, at 1045 Ashby Ave., reported at about 4:10 a.m. Saturday.

Berkeley Police spokeswoman Officer Jennifer Coats said officers were dispatched when the shop’s alarm went off, and found that the burglar had smashed the door with a brick to get inside.

“The suspect stole several thousand dollars worth of cameras and camera equipment,” said Coats. He then fled through the front door. No arrests have been made.

The Berkeley Police Department’s property crimes unit can be reached by phone at 510-981-5737. The department’s non-emergency telephone line is 510-981-5900.

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