VIDEO: Burglar caught on camera smashing into Oroville business

Dec 8, 2015 9:03 PM by News Staff

Oroville police are searching for a man caught on surveillance video breaking into a bike shop Tuesday morning, and they say it’s Oroville’s eighth burglary in the last three days.

The video above shows a man smashing the front window of Oroville Cycle on Oro Dam Boulevard. After gaining access to the shop, the burglar beelines to the register.

He grabs the register, heads for the door, fleeing the area in what police say is a late 80’s or early 90’s Chevrolet Blazer with chrome rims.

The thief left his hammer behind, leaving police optimistic they’ll be able to track their man down. The Department of Justice is processing it for DNA.

Anyone with information on the break-in should call the Oroville Police Department at 530-538-2448.

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