No sensitive items taken in McCarthy break in

A photo provided by a field representative for Rep. Kevin McCarthy Oct. 22, 2018, shows a person suspected of breaking into McCarthy’s Bakersfield, Calif., office. (Police: Bakersfield Police Department)

UPDATE: The Bakersfield Police Department on Tuesday afternoon said the items stolen were electronics that weren’t connected to any federal networks and didn’t contain any sensitive information.

Police said a large rock was used to bust through a window Sunday morning at the congressman’s office on Empire Drive in Bakersfield.

Anyone with information helpful to the investigation is asked to call police at (661) 327-7111.


Original Story

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (AP) — House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy says thieves broke into his Bakersfield office and that he wants help from the public to identify them.

Photos posted on the Republican representative's Instagram account Monday evening show photos of the men and a large rock on the office floor.

The posting says, "Does anyone know these two guys? They threw a boulder thru our office window and took office equipment."

The photos appear to be from security cameras.

One shows a man in blue and black shorts wearing a pink backpack and a cap.

The other shows a man in dark pants and light-colored shirt carrying a bag.

Bakersfield police spokesman Sgt. Brian Holcombe says the department is working on a statement.

McCarthy's office did not immediately respond to requests for more information.

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