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Caught on Camera: Laptop Theft at Downtown Chico Coffee Shop

A theft at a local coffee shop in downtown Chico left one man without a laptop and it was all caught on camera.

Posted: Aug 19, 2018 3:16 PM
Updated: Aug 20, 2018 4:35 PM

CHICO, Calif. - A theft at Chico Coffee Company left one man without a laptop and it was all caught on camera.

In the video, you can see the victim a Chico State professor wearing a blue shirt seated at a table.

Then in the bottom left corner of the video, the thief emerges wearing a dark Adidas hoodie.

The man then approaches the table where the victim is seated, snatches the laptop and makes a run for it.

Action News Now spoke to the victim of the crime who says that he thought the whole thing was a joke.

But as the video shows the victim quickly gets up to pursue the thief.

The getaway car seemed to be a dark-colored two-door sedan, according to the victim.

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