Police seek identity of man caught on video burglarizing New Braunfels restaurant

Burglary happened at El Pollo Rico off I-35


NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas – Police are asking for the public's help in identifying a burglar who was caught on camera climbing through the roof of a New Braunfels restaurant.

Police said the burglary happened at El Pollo Rico in the 1000 block of North Business 35, off I-35 near Highway 46, on the night of May 15 into the morning of May 16.

After going through the restaurant's office, the man ran off with cash, police said.

A cash reward of up to $2,000 for information that leads to an arrest is being offered, police said.

Anyone who may know who the person is or anything about the burglary is asked to call Comal County Crime Stoppers at 830-620-TIPS (8477).

View video of the burglary below:

Burglary of El Pollo Rico Restaurant

The New Braunfels Police Department is seeking tips from the public about the identity of this burglar. On the night of May 15th into the morning of May 16th, an unknown male entered the El Pollo Rico Restaurant located in the 1000 block of North Business 35. After rummaging through the restaurant’s office, the suspect left the scene on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash. Anyone with information about the identity of this suspect could be eligible for a cash reward of up to $2,000. To submit an anonymous tip, contact Comal County Crime Stoppers: Submit a Tip Online: Log on to the Comal County Crime Stoppers Website: http://www.comalcrimestoppers.org Use the App: Download the “P3 Tips” app for iOS or Android mobile devices and submit a tip through the app Call in a Tip via Telephone (24 Hours a Day/7 Days a Week): Call 830-620-TIPS (8477) or Call 1-800-640-8422

Posted by New Braunfels Police Department on Thursday, May 31, 2018

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