The Chronicle is reporting that thieves broke into a KTVU news van parked in Oakland’s Fruitvale District on Sunday and stole camera equipment. It was the latest in a series of crimes targeting the media in Oakland.

The theft happened after Reporter Katie Utehs and photojournalist Jacob Unger parked their van in a lot at 35th Avenue and East 12th Street at about 10:45 a.m. Sunday to cover an event. When they returned to the van, they found that someone had smashed the locks on the passenger side and stolen a LiveU portable camera-backpack system used for live broadcasting, a laptop computer, a tripod and other gear.

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