SANTA MONICA, Calif. (KABC) — A Santa Monica boutique proprietor says greater than $10,000 value of customized purses have been stolen from her retailer in an early morning housebreaking.

It occurred at SUSU Purses at 2400 Major Avenue.

Police stated the suspect smashed the shop’s entrance window to get inside.

Susu Zheng, who makes the entire customized purses for her store, shared surveillance video that caught the suspect outdoors the store.

Within the video, the suspect – who could be seen sporting darkish clothes and an orange cap – is standing outdoors the shop with a trash can.

The suspect stands round for a couple of seconds and locations the wastebasket in entrance of him. The suspect is then seen smashing the windshield with an object.

The video exhibits the particular person grabbing the purses and throwing them within the recycling bin earlier than takeoff.

“I used to be simply shocked,” Zheng stated. “My head went clean for about 5 seconds after which I calmed down, modified my garments, acquired within the automobile and acquired to the shop and the police have been already right here on Major Avenue in entrance of my retailer.”

Zheng stated she believes about 30 baggage have been taken, a few of that are her most costly and common fashions.

“I design them. I began this line about 12 years in the past and this enterprise is totally my very own design,” she stated. “All the pieces is designed right here in Los Angeles.”

Zheng, who can be an MBA pupil on the College of Southern California, stated it solely added to her already busy workload.

“I’ve a quiz tomorrow, so proper now it’s actually tough to course of all the things directly,” she stated.

In the meantime, the Santa Monica Police Division stated it had no info on the suspect, together with an in depth description.

Anybody with info is requested to contact the police.

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