Cal Poly Police Seek Public’s Assistance in Identifying Weekend Vandal

SAN LUIS OBISPO — The Cal Poly Police Department is seeking the community’s help in identifying the person believed to be responsible for slashed automobile and bicycle tires and other vandalism on campus the weekend of March 9-10.

While investigation the incidents, police have obtained two videos, which appear to show the same culprit.

“We are releasing images from both of these videos, in the hopes that a member of our community will recognize the person responsible for these crimes and help us to hold them accountable,” said Cal Poly Police Chief George Hughes.

The vandalism took place in the early morning hours on March 10 in several places on campus. The suspect is identified as a white male adult, about 5-foot-10, 20-25 years old, medium build with a short brown beard, last seen wearing a gray t-shirt with an Indian chief design, blue jeans, and a blue baseball hat with white writing.  

Anyone with information about the identity of the person responsible is asked to call Cal Poly Police at 805-756-2281 or or to submit an anonymous tip through Crime Stoppers at 805-549-STOP (7867) or 1-800-549-STOP (7867).

Photo taken from a security camera showing a man approaching an entryway on Cal Poly's campus.

Screenshot from a security camera of the same individual who police are trying to identify in connection with vandalism on campus.

Contact: Matt Lazier

March 11, 2018

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