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Officials Ask for Help to Identify PPE Theft Suspects

Author: Joint Information Center
Date: 4/9/2021 5:25:03 PM

Several boxes of personal protective equipment were taken from Nipomo COVID-19 Testing Clinic


San Luis Obispo, CA — County officials are asking for help in identifying suspects of a theft crime that occurred at the COVID-19 community testing clinic in Nipomo last weekend.

Staff reported that thousands of dollars’ worth of personal protective equipment (PPE) delivered on Friday, April 2, were missing by Monday, April 5. These items were taken by unknown persons over the weekend while the facility was closed, and County officials are asking for help to identify suspects.

Items taken included a case of hand sanitizers, several boxes of surgical masks and a case of N95 masks, gloves, gowns and cleaning or sanitizing items.

If you have information that can help, please call Crime Stoppers today, at 805-549-STOP (7867).