More than 50 Apple laptop computers were stolen over the weekend from a library equipment room at UCLA. Police
said they believe the laptop heists may be connected to the theft of
two other Apple laptops on Sept. 28 from Ackerman Union, UCLA spokesman
Phil Hampton said. The suspect in both thefts wore similar clothing. "It
would appear the suspect knew the location and intended to steal a
large number of computers from within the library,” he said. The latest theft occurred about 2:26 a.m. Saturday in the equipment loan room in the Charles E. Young Research Library. The
thief probably smashed a window to get into the library, then another
window to break into the loan room where the laptops were stored. Surveillance footage shows the man exiting the building with three roller suitcases and a shoulder bag. The 55 stolen computers (were) valued at $33,000...