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Chula Vista police search for burglars in optometry office break-in

Posted at 8:44 AM, Aug 07, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-08 11:09:25-04

CHULA VISTA, Calif. (KGTV) – Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying four people suspected of breaking into a Chula Vista optometrist’s office and stealing more than $100,000 worth of glasses.

According to Chula Vista police, the break-in occurred just after 4 a.m. on July 16 at Pack and Bianes Vision Care Optometry. The business is located at 374 East H St..

In footage captured by the business’ surveillance system, four people are seen forcing their way into the office, opening display cases, and then placing merchandise into bags.

Police said the foursome were out of the office in less than two minutes. They left the scene in a dark-colored car.

Anyone with information on the people involved or the case is asked to call Chula Vista police at 619-691-5151 or Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8477.

Crime Stoppers is offering a $1,000 reward to anyone with information that leads to an arrest in the case.