SAN LEANDRO (CBS SF) — Thieves have stolen the license plates from no less than 25 parked automobiles in San Leandro since January 21.
The culprits work underneath cowl of darkness. Police are asking anybody with surveillance video or info to contact them.
“We don’t know why anybody would steal this many license plates,” stated Lt. Robert McManus. “There could possibly be many causes, together with promoting them as novelty gadgets, utilizing them as artwork, or probably, attaching them to automobiles utilized in crimes, hoping to keep away from being recognized by detectives and escape seize,” he stated.
The automobiles have been parked within the metropolis’s Broadmoor neighborhood. Victims have been on the next streets:
• seven hundred-800 block of Bancroft Ave.
• 500-600 block of Begier Ave.
• seven hundred block of Glen Dr.
• four hundred block of E. Merle Ct.
• 500 block of Haas Ave.
• 900 block of Helen Ave.
• 1100 block of Victoria Ct.
Anybody with info ought to name Nameless Crime Ideas at (510) 577-3278 or go to the San Leandro Police Division’s web site at http://www.sanleandro.org/depts/pd.