Video! El Cerrito police need help identifying package thief


El Cerrito police are asking for your help identifying a mail theft suspect who struck a home on Richmond Street Monday morning.

Police released surveillance videos showing the suspect arriving at the home on Richmond Street Monday morning in a white GMC pickup. She placed an empty decoy box on the victim’s porch and then stole a package belonging to the home’s residents.

The suspect is described as a female, approximately 5-2 to 5-5, with a medium build, who was wearing sunglasses, a green jacket with white stripes and the number “55” on the back, a black shirt, and green pajama pants. If you know anything, call Officer Ware at or 510-215-4414 x24.