Mountain View police are seeking the public's help in identifying a suspect involved in a smash-and-grab burglary outside of a Starbucks on Pear Avenue on Monday, Sept. 19.
Video surveillance footage, posted on the Mountain View Police Department's blog, shows the suspect walking up to the victim's vehicle, a red Nissan Leaf, and smashing through the rear windshield at around 9:55 a.m., police said.
The man is seen pulling a backpack out of the Nissan, which contained the victim's laptop, and entering a nearby vehicle that is later seen driving off, police said. The vehicle is described as a newer model Hyundai Sonata.
The man is described as a black male in his early 20s, and was seen in the video wearing gray pants, a gray sweatshirt and white tennis shoes. Anyone with information on the suspect or the suspect's vehicle is asked to call Officer Doerres at 650-903-6344.