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Tampa Police searching for burglars caught on camera shooting out car windows

TAMPA -- Police are searching for two men caught on security cameras while burglarizing multiple cars inside an upscale condominium complex near WestShore Plaza.

The break-ins occurred between 2 a.m. and 2:45 a.m. Thursday throughout the Cordoba At Beach Park complex at 114 Beach Haven Lane in Tampa.

Several of the vehicles targeted by the men were left unlocked, according to Tampa Police. However, security footage shows the two forcing their way into one locked vehicle by shooting out multiple windows.

Law enforcement officers recovered some of the items stolen from the cars in Pinellas County on Thursday, but have yet to identify the men recorded on camera. Detectives believe they left the complex Thursday morning in a white, newer-model Toyota Camry with tinted windows.

Both are black men believed to be between 16 and 24 years old. One has a muscular build and wore a black T-shirt, camouflage pants, black sneakers and white gloves. The other was thin and wore a black T-shirt and shorts.

Crime Stoppers is offering a reward of up to $3,000 for information that leads to the identification and arrest of a suspect or suspects. To be eligible for the reward, call (800) 873-8477, report anonymously online at www.crimestopperstb.com or send a tip using the P3 Tips mobile app.

Tampa Police searching for burglars caught on camera shooting out car windows 04/20/17 [Last modified: Thursday, April 20, 2017 8:55pm]
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