The suspect was located; neither business suffered a loss of cash    

ATASCADERO — Atascadero Police were dispatched to the 5800 block of Traffic Way for a burglary on Saturday, Aug. 27, at approximately 2:34 a.m. Upon arrival, officers determined forced entry had occurred to two businesses.  

While investigating, the officers determined the suspect had been injured as a result of broken glass and followed a trail with the use of an APD K9 for over an hour. This ended with the suspect not being located.

However, shortly after 8:30 a.m., APD located an injured male in the 6800 block of El Camino Real. The male matched the description of the suspect from video surveillance gathered from one of the businesses. The male was treated by the City of Atascadero Fire and Emergency Services personnel. 


Appropriate burglary and vandalism charges will be filed with the SLO County District Attorney’s Office. Through the investigation, it was learned neither business suffered a loss of cash.    

For further information, please contact the Atascadero Police Department at (805) 461-5051.