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Cal Poly police seek to identify suspect in recent bicycle thefts

Posted at 7:30 PM, May 09, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-09 21:34:06-04

Cal Poly has seen a recent spike in bicycle thefts at the San Luis Obispo campus since May 1, according to police.

The university’s police department is asking for the public’s help to identify a person who was caught on surveillance video stealing a bicycle on the early morning of May 5. This person is considered a person of interest in other recent bike thefts, as well.

Surveillance photo courtesy Cal Poly Police


Anyone who recognizes the person in this photo is urged to contact Cal Poly Police by calling (805) 756-2281 or sending an email to