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TV Crew Van Gets Burglarized During Report on Burglaries


SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- A television crew reporting on San Francisco's auto break-in epidemic by secretly recording a suspect breaking into a "bait car" also fell victim to a vehicle burglar who broke into the crew's van and stole their video equipment.

The syndicated news show Inside Edition aired the episode Wednesday, showing video of both burglaries.

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The clip shows a couple breaking into the bait car, stealing a purse and speaker that each contained GPS tracking devices. Reporter Lisa Guerrero followed the couple, who split up in a subway station. She followed and confronted the man, who dropped the speaker and fled. The purse was found in a nearby trash can.


While interviewing a neighbor whose surveillance camera also recorded the initial break in, the crew's SUV was burglarized.

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