Suspect uses a Lime rental car to steal packages

Renton Police are searching for information on a thief who destroyed a doorbell camera

  • Thursday, August 15, 2019 12:54pm
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A thief used destroyed a doorbell camera and took off with a Renton resident’s package, leaving Renton Police looking for answers.

The Renton Police Department posted on its Nextdoor and Twitter account about the incident, and asked residents to help them track down the suspect.

According to the police, around 3:45 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 8, a suspect drove a Lime rental car, a white Fiat, to 262 Seneca Ave SW. The thief came onto the porch, ripped off the homeowner’s Nest doorbell security camera with a gloved hand and stole the owner’s package.

Renton Police posted a videos online for residents. The first video shows the suspect pull up in the Lime Fiat before backing the car into the homeowner’s driveway. In the second video the suspect walks up to the porch and smiles at the camera before removing it from the

Watch the video posted here;

Anyone with information regarding the theft should contact Renton Police officer J. Peterson at Reference Case No. 19-8968.

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