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Cambria burglary suspect eludes deputies after chase

Posted at 6:48 PM, Mar 03, 2019

A burglary suspect evaded San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s deputies after a pursuit on Saturday night.

According to a press release, deputies responded to a call of a burglary in progress on the 2900 block of Burton Drive in Cambria.

The male suspect fled after being discovered by the homeowner in a 2005 silver Hyundai Veloster. An investigation revealed the vehicle was stolen out of Seattle.

Deputies located the vehicle and initiated a traffic stop, but the suspect didn’t stop and attempted to flee.

Authorities said the pursuit went northbound along Highway 1 near Ragged Point. Deputies terminated the chase after the suspect was “traveling at unsafe speeds.” Later deputies found the vehicle driving south on Highway 1 and deployed a spike stripe near Moonstone Beach Drive.

The suspect then fled the from the vehicle, the press release stated. The deputies search for the man but were unable to locate him.

He is described as an adult male, approximately 30 years old, 6’0″, thin build, with long brownish hair, wearing dark colored clothing.

If anyone has information regarding this incident, please contact the Sheriff’s Office at (805) 781-4550, or remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at (805) 549-STOP (549-7867). You can also submit your tip to Crime Stoppers by downloading the free mobile app at P3TIPS.COM or submit your tip through their website: 781-4483.