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Police search for burglars accused of stealing $18K of construction equipment

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Posted at 3:27 PM, May 07, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-07 18:30:29-04

CHULA VISTA, Calif. (KGTV) -- Police are searching for several suspects accused of burglarizing a construction trailer in Chula Vista.

According to police, the burglary happened on April 17 on the 600 block of East Palomar Street around 2:21 a.m.

The suspects reportedly stole $18,000 worth of tools, including a generator and a ground compactor.

Investigators believe the suspects were driving a stolen 2000 maroon-colored Chevrolet full-sized pickup with California license plate 7D70263.

The first suspect is described as a Hispanic man in his 20s or 30s with a thin build, short, dark hair and an earring in his right ear. He also appeared to have unknown tattoos on both biceps.

The second suspect is described as a Hispanic man in his 20s or 30s who is heavyset and has short, dark hair, thick rimmed glasses, a mustache and goatee and was seen wearing a thick, gold chain over his t-shirt.

Anyone with information is asked to call Chula Vista Police at 619-691-5151.