Los Leyva Western Wear burglary suspect busted while shoplifting at Home Depot

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Los Leyva Western Wear burglary suspect busted while shoplifting at Home Depot
Photo of items recovered from a burglary at Los Leyva Western Wear in Richmond on Saturday, Jan. 23, 2021. (Photo courtesy of RPD)

A suspect in the burglary at Los Leyva Western Wear in Richmond on Saturday was arrested that same day after being caught shoplifting at Home Depot, police said.

An officer responded to the commercial burglary at Los Leyva Western Wear at 516 23rd St. and obtained several photos of the suspect from the business surveillance system, police said.

That afternoon, Home Depot detained a shoplifter who was found in possession of the property stolen from Leyva Western Wear. Richmond police positively identified the shoplifter as the suspect seen in the surveillance system at the burglarized business.

“Great cooperation between businesses and law enforcement,” police said, adding that officers have not recovered all of the stolen merchandise.

“If you have any information about the case, please contact RPD’s Property Crimes Unit at (510) 620-6632,” police said.

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