WATCH: Hillsborough deputies want your help identifying jewelry store thief

Surveillance image from Safas Jewelry.
Surveillance images from Safas Jewelry.

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) – The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office is asking for help identifying a burglar who smashed a brick paver through the front glass door of a local jewelry store.

Detectives say it happened at 3:02 a.m. on Monday at the Safas Jewelry store located at 8492 West Hillsborough Avenue.

Once the thief made it inside, he smashed a display case and took jewelry that was inside.

A surveillance camera recorded video and photos of the thief.

Investigators provided this description of the suspect:

  • Male
  • About 5’8″ – 5’10” tall
  • Thin build
  • Suspect was wearing a long sleeve shirt, athletic style pants, black shoes and black gloves

Anyone with any information reference the suspect is asked to call the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office at 813-247-8200 or anyone with any information regarding the identity and whereabouts of this suspect and who wants to be eligible for a cash reward is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS (8477), report anonymously online at http://www.crimestopperstb.com .

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