Caught on Camera: Ojai Cafe Burglary Attempt

Restaurant surveillance video showed the man attempting to pry open a door

Authorities released surveillance video Wednesday of a man accused of attempted burglary at a restaurant last week in Ojai.

Last Friday around 2:30 a.m., the man tried to break into Cafe Emporium, located on the 100 Block of South Montgomery Street, according to the Ventura County Sheriff's Office. The restaurant's surveillance footage showed he tried to pry open the door.

When the alarm was set off, the man ran away from the restaurant. Police released a video of the man wanted for the crime above, where he can be seen wearing a hat and glasses.

Anyone with information is asked to call 800-222-8477.

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