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Metal Pole Used in Several Torrance Burglaries; Man Sought

TORRANCE, Calif. (KTLA) –Police were searching Monday for a man suspected of burglarizing the Southern California Regional Occupational Center in Torrance on two occasions.

metal-pipe-robberThe alleged burglar used a metal pole to smash the window at the SCROC building located at 2300 Crenshaw Blvd on May 14, according to a news release from the Torrance Police Department.

After entering the building, the alleged burglar pried open the cash slots on four vending machines and took money, according to the news release.

The same SCROC building was robbed last November.

Authorities released surveillance images of the man suspected in both burglaries.

The man was also being sought in connection with a July 13 burglary at Torrance High School where the alleged burglar smashed a window and took cash from a money drawer, police said.

Anyone with information was asked to contact the Torrance Police Department at 310-618-3456.

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