TAMPA, Fla. (FOX 13) - Hillsborough County deputies are searching for the person who stole over $6,000 worth of fireworks.
Around 3 a.m. Thursday, the unknown person entered the TNT fireworks tent located in the 8000 block of West Hillsborough Avenue and removed fireworks. Officials said a witness who operates a fireworks stand across the street saw the burglary.
Officials said the suspect fled in a dark sedan – possibly a Buick – eastbound on West Hillsborough Avenue. The owner reported a loss of $6,318 in fireworks.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office at 813-247-8200.