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Los Angeles County Authorities Seek Help Identifying Corvette Thieves

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Los Angeles County Authorities Seek Help Identifying Corvette Thieves

Los Angeles County Sheriff's cars in Compton, Calif., on March 3, 2009. (David McNew/Getty Images)

City News Service

City News Service

11/25/2023

Updated: 11/25/2023

CALABASAS, Calif.—Authorities sought the public’s help Nov. 25 identifying suspects caught on surveillance video stealing a Corvette from a dealership in Calabasas and leaving it at a Burger King in downtown Los Angeles.
The burglary occurred Nov. 12 at Mercedes-Benz of Calabasas at 24181 Calabasas Road, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. The suspects allegedly shattered a pane of glass on a metal roll gate to enter the delivery garage.
They entered a midnight blue 2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 with a “Mercedes of Calabasas” rear paper plate and “started it by unknown means,” the LASD reported.
Suspects in a Nov. 12 burglary at at Mercedes-Benz of Calabasas. (Courtesy of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department)

Suspects in a Nov. 12 burglary at at Mercedes-Benz of Calabasas. (Courtesy of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department)

“The suspects drove the vehicle through the roll-up gate to exit the location, possibly causing damage to the roof,” according to a statement from the Malibu/Lost Hills Sheriff’s Station.
Sheriff’s officials said the Corvette was spotted a day later at the Burger King at 700 W. Cesar Chavez Ave., at the intersection with Grand Avenue.
Anyone with information about the alleged burglary was urged to contact the sheriff’s station at 818-878-1808. Tipsters who prefer to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477.
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