ATLANTA (WXIA) -- Authorities are searching for a camera being used to shoot the"Dumb and Dumber To" film in Atlanta. The camera was stolen from an SUV parkedat an area IHOP restaurant.
The incident happened on October 12 around 9 a.m.
According to a report from Chamblee Police, a photographer from the film andhis partner parked their rental vehicle at the IHOP restaurant, located on the5500 Peachtree Industrial Boulevard, and went into the restaurant forbreakfast.
When the two returned they realized the $500,000 camera was missing. Thecamera was to be mounted on the bottom of a helicopter -- the two were headed toPeachtree-DeKalb Airport after breakfast.
Authorities say the thieves may have punched the driver's side door lock outto gain entrance into the vehicle. The bandit made away with the 110 lb.Cineflex Elite Camera, a laptop and a headset.
Police took fingerprints from the scene. And are searching for any leads inthis case.
Photographers are offering a $5,000 reward to anyone with information on thetheft or any clues that could lead to the undamaged recovery of the camera.
Anyone with information is being asked to contact Chamblee Police at770-986-5009.