Suspects wanted in Encinitas burglary and identity theft

San Diego County Crime Stoppers and investigators from the North Coastal Sheriff’s Station are asking for the public’s help to locate two unknown suspects wanted in connection with a burglary and identity theft that occurred in Encinitas.

On Nov. 10 at around 8 a.m., an unknown suspect broke into a vehicle that was parked at 2240 Encinitas Boulevard in Encinitas. Suspect No. 1 took the victim’s purse which contained two wallets, a California driver license, several debit/credit cards and $290 in cash. That suspect was seen driving a white Hyundai Sonata.

The suspect used one of the victim’s stolen credit cards at the Ross store, located at 1038 N. El Camino Real in Encinitas. Another one of the victim’s stolen credit cards was used by another suspect (Suspect No. 2) at Holiday Liquor and Wine, located at 1717 East Vista Way, in Vista.

Suspect No. 1 is described as a 25-year-old Hispanic or White male with a goatee. He stands about 5-foot-9 and weighs approximately 240 lbs. He was last seen wearing a white baseball cap, white T-shirt, green jacket, dark colored shorts, white socks and dark shoes.

Suspect No. 1’s vehicle is described as a white Hyundai Sonata.

Suspect No. 2 is described as a 35-40 year-old, White male. He stands about 5-10 and weighs approximately 180 lbs. He has blond hair and was unshaven at the time of this incident. He was last seen wearing a black T-shirt and sunglasses.

Surveillance video of the suspects can be viewed at https://spaces.hightail.com/space/INFRA.

Anyone with information on this case is asked to call the North Coastal Sheriff’s Station at 760-966-3500 or the Crime Stoppers anonymous tip line at 888-580-8477. Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $1,000 reward to anyone with information that leads to an arrest in this case. Anonymous email and text messages can be sent in via sdcrimestoppers.org.

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