Burglary halted in Cambria, suspect is on the run

Sheriffs are asking for assistance in locating the man

CAMBRIA — San Luis Obispo Sheriff’s Department deputies are looking for a suspect involved in a burglary and car pursuit that occurred on Sunday, March 3. The suspect is described as an adult male, in his 30s, thin build, 6 feet tall last seen driving a stolen 2015 silver Hyundai Veloster.
Sheriff's Deputies were dispatched at approximately 6:05 p.m. to the 2900 block of Burton Drive after receiving a report of a burglary in progress. The reporting party had arrived at his residence to discover his home being burglarized.
Upon being discovered, the suspect reportedly fled the scene in a 2015 silver Hyundai Veloster, which investigation revealed was stolen out of Seattle, Wash.
Sheriff's deputies located the described vehicle and initiated a traffic stop, however, the vehicle failed to yield and a pursuit began. The suspect drove northbound on Highway 1. Near Ragged Point the suspect was traveling at unsafe speeds, and the pursuit was terminated.
Deputies later observed the suspect driving southbound on Highway 1, and a spike strip was deployed near Moonstone Beach Drive. The suspect fled from the vehicle, and Sheriff's Deputies began a search for the suspect.
Deputies were unable to locate the suspect at this time. The suspect was described as an adult male, approximately 30 years old, 6' feet tall, thin build, with long brownish hair. The suspect was reportedly 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: www.slotips.org.


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