SARASOTA (FOX 13) - A vandal armed with a skateboard was caught by surveillance cameras damaging an elevator door in the new State Street Parking Garage.
Police said it happened January 12 around 7:50 p.m. in the garage at 1538 State Street.
Detectives believe the person seen in the video is a juvenile. They said before the suspect is seen throwing a skateboard at the elevator's outside door, several males could be seen skateboarding in the garage.
The suspect's repeated blows to the door caused what officers said amounts to between $5,000 and $8,000 in damage.
Anyone with information about the vandalism was asked to call Detective Kenton Montegna at (941) 954-7092 or leave an anonymous tip with CrimeStoppers by calling (941) 366-TIPS (8477) or online at www.sarasotacrimestoppers.com.