WELCOME TO KOIN 6 NEWS AT 6:00. I JENNIFER. JEFF: LOCAL RESTAURANT BURGLARIZED BEFORE IT OPENED. IT IS LOCATED IN THE OLD PER CHILI GROCERY BUILDING. JENNIFER: THAT IS WHERE WE FIND CHRYSALIS LIFE WITH THIS CRIME ALERT. CHRIS: THIS HAPPEN ON SUNDAY NIGHT. BY LOOKING ON THE OUTSIDE YOU WOULD NEVER GUESS THAT SOMEBODY BROKE INTO THIS RESTAURANT. THEY BROKE INTO A LOCKBOX, TO ABOUT THE KEY AND THEN WENT IN. THIS IS WHAT WE HAVE SPENT THE LAST TWO YEARS DEVELOPING. CHRIS: DREAMS ARE ALMOST REALITY FOR JULIA AND HER BUSINESS PARTNER. THERE WERE SET TO OPEN UP ETC. EATERY IN SOUTHWEST PORTLAND, KNOWN AS PER CHILIES GROCERY. THIS IS WHERE WE HAD ALL OF OUR ESPRESSO EQUIPMENT. COMMERCIAL GRADE COFFEE GRINDERS. CHRIS: ALL OF IT STOLEN AND THE LIST GOES ON. WE ARE TALKING MEAT SLICERS, STORAGE PANS AND CUTS OF ALL SLICES. THIS BOX RIGHT HERE ONLY HAS ONE GLASS LEFT IN IT. THERE ARE 15 OF THESE BOXES. CHRIS: THEY ESTIMATE THE LOSS TO BE ABOUT 5-10,000 DOLLARS. A LOT OF MONEY, ESPECIALLY WHEN YOU TRY TO START UP A SMALL BUSINESS. IT WAS A PUNCH. IT IS GOING TO HURT US. CHRIS: A HUGE PUNCH FOR SURE, BUT THE REASON THEY ARE TALKING IS BECAUSE THEY WANT OTHER SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS TO BE ON ALERT, ESPECIALLY RESTAURANTS. WE FELT SECURE. WE DID NOT HAVE CAMERAS, BUT WE HAD A LOT TALKS, WE LIMITED THE AMOUNT OF PEOPLE COMING IN HERE. THEY CUT THE LOCK TALKS RIGHT OFF. THEY WALKED UP THE STREET, BUSTED OPEN, GRAB THE KEY. CHRIS: A DISCRETE JOB NO ONE SAW COMING. I AM GETTING READY TO INTERVIEW HIM WHEN JULIA WANT BY. HE HAD THESE WORDS ON THE HALF OF THE NEIGHBORHOOD. WE ARE VERY EXCITED. WE FELT THAT FROM YOU GUYS. IT HAS BEEN A BUMMER. WE FEEL THAT, TOTALLY. IT HURTS. CHRIS: PRETTY COOL TO SEE ALL THE SUPPORT FROM THIS COMMUNITY. I ALSO JUST SPOKE WITH THE OWNER OF THIS BUSINESS, SHE SAID SHE DID SPEAK TO PORTLAND POLICE AND THEY TOLD THEM IT WILL BE A WHILE BEFORE THEY GET TO THIS GAZE. AT THIS POINT THEY ARE STILL BACKLOG. LIVE FROM SOUTHWEST PORTLAND.