Man Uses Mystery High-Tech Device to Steal Car in Sausalito

SAUSALITO (BCN)–¬†Police in Sausalito are investigating a high-tech car burglary that occurred last week.

Police said the suspect drove through a neighborhood until he came up to an Audi, reached out to touch the vehicle and somehow unlocked the vehicle’s doors with an unknown electronic device.

The suspect stole a Cervelo P5 bicycle valued at $15,000 and a bag of personal belongings, police said.

The suspect relocked the vehicle using the same device before fleeing the area.

The burglary occurred on Feb. 19 and was captured on a local surveillance camera.

Police described the suspect as a man 25 to 35 years old and dressed in black clothing. He appeared to be driving a 2011-2014 Volkswagen Golf TDI Diesel.

Anyone with information on the crime is asked to call Sausalito police at (415) 289-4118.


The Suspect's Vehicle
The Suspect’s Vehicle


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