Police investigating at least 2 Oakland business burglaries

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Police investigating at least 2 Oakland business burglaries
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The owner of Agave Uptown says thieves made off with thousands of dollars in tip money and caused thousands of dollars in damage to the restaurant.

OAKLAND, Calif. (KGO) -- Police are investigating after at least two businesses were burglarized Friday night in Oakland.

Chef Octavio Diaz is the owner of the Agave Uptown restaurant.

MORE: Oakland police investigating several robberies at convenience, liquor stores across city

He shared photos showing the damage left behind after the break-in.

This is an image following a robbery at Agave Uptown restaurant in Oakland, Calif.
This is an image following a robbery at Agave Uptown restaurant in Oakland, Calif.
Octavio Diaz
This is an image following a robbery at Agave Uptown restaurant in Oakland, Calif.
This is an image following a robbery at Agave Uptown restaurant in Oakland, Calif.
Octavio Diaz

Diaz says the thieves made off with $10,000 in tip money and caused approximately $50,000 in damage to the restaurant.

"Crime and robberies in Oakland are out of control," he told ABC7 off camera.

Police say there was also a break-in at the Kapor Center For Social Impact which is in the same building on Franklin Street and Broadway.

No arrests have been made.

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