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Police search for suspect in failed Petaluma campground heist

Petaluma police are asking the community to help track down a man who allegedly attempted to break into a payment drop box at Petaluma’s KOA Campground last weekend.

Security footage from the 20 Rainsville Road campground shows a man pull up to the office in a dark-colored Ford Explorer and unsuccessfully attempt to pry open the drop box with a crowbar around 4 a.m., police said in a news release.

After the failed effort, the man got back into the Ford and left the area, police said. Another man and a woman were also seen in the vehicle.

The suspect in the July 29 incident is described as a white male adult in his late 20s or early 30s. He was wearing a light-colored hooded jacket, a white shirt, jeans, and tennis shoes.

Those with information about the suspects are asked to contact Community Service Officer Mota at 707-781-1243.

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