Watch: Rock-tossing suspect breaks into phone store

- Police in Tampa are hoping you can help them identify the rock-tossing burglar seen on video smashing into a phone store last week.

According to Tampa police, it was just before 5 a.m. last Thursday when the suspect used a large rock to punch a large hole in the glass door of the Boost Mobile store on Nebraska Avenue.  Once inside, the burglar used the same rock to smash display cases.

The suspect grabbed phones, Bluetooth speakers and cash from the register, then fled the store. 

The suspect was wearing a light-colored Nike sweatshirt, dark pants, shoes, gloves, and has facial hair.

Crime Stoppers of Tampa Bay is offering a reward of up to $3,000 for information leading to an arrest. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS (8477) or report anonymously online at www.crimestopperstb.com.

Up Next:


Up Next

  • Watch: Rock-tossing suspect breaks into phone store
  • Helping America's heroes, one step at a time
  • Rape suspect arrested in two St. Petersburg cold cases
  • Polk detectives look for lotto ticket scammers
  • Tampa police search for skimmer suspect
  • Clearwater police seek help finding missing teen
  • Smart meters could slow power restoration in Lakeland
  • Massive supply drive underway to suppor Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria
  • Man hospitalized after Clearwater shooting
  • Police: Woman fatally shot in St. Petersburg