Sacto 9-1-1
March 21, 2012
Reward offered in West Sacramento surveillance camera thefts

Afghanmug 2.JPGAfghanCentersuspects 1.JPGOfficials of the Afghan Community Center in West Sacramento are offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the individual or individuals who stole video surveillance cameras from the building earlier this month.

Two men suspected of stealing the equipment were photographed by surveillance cameras, according to West Sacramento police.

About 5:55 a.m. March 8, two men stole six video surveillance cameras mounted on the exterior of the center at 700 Glide Ave., and police today released their images, which were caught on surveillance cameras.

One suspect's image (left photo) was captured on video as he stole one of the cameras, according to a Police Department news release. He is described as Latino with a round-shaped face, wearing a light-colored, zip-up jacket and a dark-colored hat.

The second man was described as possibly Latino and taller than his companion. He had a goatee and was wearing light-colored shorts, a light-colored zip-up hooded sweatshirt and sunglasses, and was carrying a dark-colored backpack.

Anyone with information is asked to call the West Sacramento Police Department's Criminal Investigations Bureau, (916) 617-4915.

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