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Hod Rod Diner theft suspect wanted
Hot Rod Diner thief
Surveillance video from the cameras at Hot Rod Diner showed this man stealing cash from the office. He is being sought.

Ceres Police are seeking a suspect caught on surveillance video stealing from the office of Hot Rod Diner in Ceres.

At approximately 3 p.m. a man who was eating in the restaurant on Monday afternoon, Jan. 3 made his way to the second floor of the Herndon Road eatery and pried open the locked door to the office. He entered and walked to a filing cabinet where he took an undisclosed amount of cash and then left.

Anyone who can identify the suspect from surveillance camera images is urged to contact Detective John Vera at the Ceres Police Department, (209) 538-5730 or email Tips may also be reported to Crime Stoppers at (209) 521-4636. Callers may remain anonymous and could receive a cash reward. Tips may also be submitted via