BRANDON, FL — Hillsborough County Sheriff’s deputies are asking residents to be on the lookout for a car burglar who may be targeting neighborhoods around Brandon.
On Jan. 11 at about 11:45 p.m., a man was seen on a surveillance video entering multiple cars in the Hillside subdivision on the northeast corner of Kingsway Road and Clay Avenue.
He fled the area, dropping some stolen items in the process, when some neighbors got suspicious and began following him.
The burglar is a light-skinned black male, 15 to 17 years old, five feet 8 inches to five feet 10 inches tall, about 150 to 160 pounds with a short Afro haircut. He was last seen wearing a hoodie, jeans and black sneakers.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office at (813) 247-8200 or anyone with information who wants to be eligible for a cash reward is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS (8477).
Video via Hillsborough County Sheriff