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La Jolla Crime and Public-Safety Report: May 24 - Thieves use motorized scooter as part of vehicle break-in

La Jolla Crime and Public-Safety Report: May 24 - Thieves use motorized scooter as part of vehicle break-in

Thieves use motorized scooter as part of vehicle break-in

A Bird Rock family’s vehicle was broken into around 4:30 a.m. May 22 on the 5400 block of Linda Rosa Ave. and the thieves had a controversial getaway vehicle: a motorized scooter. One of the victim’s called La Jolla Light to detail the encounter.

“Two men with flashlights rode up on a motorized scooter and broke into my husband’s car,” she said. “They took our registration and insurance information, sunglasses, and a bill we were mailing with a check in it. It looks like they rifled through the glove compartment for whatever they could get and then rode off.”

The victim said she contacted the scooter...

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