Thieves target 'uninteresting' item in vehicles

Posted at 6:28 AM, Feb 21, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-21 09:28:15-05

ENCINITAS, Calif. - On Saturday morning, Mark Allyn and his wife walked out and found the door to their two cars -- a 2011 Toyota Prius and a 2015 Acura TLX -- open, and both vehicles ransacked.

Surprisingly the thief ignored the various electronics and went straight for the car manuals. The possible motive is an unnerving one, causing their nights to be restless.

Watch 10News reporter Michael Chen's full report in the video player above.