Bakery burglar entered business through roof, deputies say

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Detectives are searching for a man who burglarized a Tampa bakery.

The suspect entered Rico Pan Bakery through the roof, and it was captured on surveillance video, according to the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office. The bakery is located at 8216 Causeway Boulevard, and the crime occurred around 3:15 a.m. on July 21. 

The video captured the man wearing a ski mask sliding through the ceiling tile and into the kitchen, and raiding the cash register. The suspect is believed to be a light-skinned Hispanic male with tattoos on both of his forearms. He was last seen wearing dark jeans, sneakers, a black hoodie, a black ski mask and no gloves.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office at 813-247-8200. Anonymous tips can be submitted to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-8477 or online at