WATCH: Thief targets Pinellas restaurants

Still frame from surveillance video

PINELLAS COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) – Pinellas detectives are looking for a suspect linked to multiple commercial burglaries. The burglaries took place between Aug. 15 and Sept. 17.

The targeted businesses include: Smok’in Ribs, 36055 US Hwy 19 N. in Palm Harbor; Flap Jacks, 36287 US Hwy 19 N. in Palm Harbor; Dairy Queen, 3850 Tampa Road in Oldsmar; Five Star Cutz, 36235 US Hwy 19 N. in Palm Harbor; Our Place, 1617 Main St. in Dunedin; Bonnie’s Breakfast & Lunch, 1714 County Road 1 in Dunedin; Nosh Caf,  4058 Tampa Road, #8 in Oldsmar; Pacific Thai, 4058 Tampa Road, #5 in Oldsmar; and D’Lites Ice Cream, 4058 Tampa Road, #4 in Oldsmar.

The suspect entered the businesses, rummaged around and then left. He stole money on one occasion.

The Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office described the suspect as a white male, who is 5’7″ tall. The suspect was last seen wearing a gray hoodie, long pants and sneakers.

If you have information about the suspect, call Detective A. Przybysz at (727) 582-6200. Or, to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS or visit You can be eligible for a reward. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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