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Central Coast performing arts center burglarized

Cal Poly San Luis Obispo
A burglar stole more than $10,000 from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo's Performing Arts Center over the holiday weekend.

More than $10,000 in equipment stolen during blatant theft over holiday weekend.

Authorities are looking for a burglar who blatantly stole more than $10,000 from a Central Coast theater complex.

It happened Friday night, at the Cal Poly Police San Luis Obispo Performing Arts Center.

The crime occurred between 6 and 7 p.m. Some microphones and a camera were stolen.

A security camera captured images of the thief in the building, and as he was leaving it. Cal Poly Police are hoping the images might help lead to the capture of the thief.

Lance Orozco has been News Director of KCLU since 2001, providing award-winning coverage of some of the biggest news events in the region, including the Thomas and Woolsey brush fires, the deadly Montecito debris flow, the Borderline Bar and Grill attack, and Ronald Reagan's funeral.