Thief steals two iPads from Solana Beach store

Authorities sought a brazen thief March 31 who ran off with two pricey iPads from an AT&T store in Solana Beach.

Images of the suspect in the theft of a silver iPad Air 2 and gold iPad mini 4 from the cell phone store in the Solana Beach Town Center on Solana Hills Drive, just south of Lomas Santa Fe, were captured on surveillance video.

The man ran off with the tablets while an employee was assisting a customer around 5 p.m. March 28, according to sheriff’s department bulletin.

Sheriff’s officials said the two devices were worth about $1,200.

Anyone with information on the suspect’s identity or whereabouts was asked to contact Deputy Jaime Rodriguez of the sheriff’s department’s North Coastal Station at (760) 966-3504, or via email at Anonymous tips can be made by calling Crime Stoppers at (888) 580-8477.