Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office
Investigative Operations Bureau
Detectives assigned to the Burglary/Pawn Unit are seeking the public’s assistance in locating two suspects who stole money from a vending machine at East Lake Club Apartments in Oldsmar.
The theft occurred on Tuesday, July 19, 2016 at about 4:08 a.m.
On June 20, 2016, at about 12:03 p.m., a related theft occurred at the same location.
The theft occurred at the “East Lake Club Apartments” located at 150 East Lake Drive in Oldsmar.
According to detectives, the suspects broke into the Coca Cola machine using a pry bar and tongs. The tongs were used to reach inside and pull money from the cash box.
The suspects have reportedly broken into the machine multiple times in the last four months.
The suspects were possibly driving a four-door, silver sedan possibly a Mazda 3 or Hyundai.
Suspect 1: is a white male, approximately 30 – 35 years of age, with dark hair and a goatee. He has one tattoo on the left side of his neck in the shape of a face or skull. He also has a tattoo on his left calf which appears to be multiple skull designs.
Suspect 2: is a white male, approximately 30 years of age with dark hair and a short goatee.
Anyone with information on this theft is asked to contact Detective A. Przybysz or Detective M. Szeliga of the North County Property Crimes Unit at (727) 582-6200 or to remain anonymous and be eligible for a reward contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS or www.crimestoppersofpinellas.org.
Surveillance video of the suspects can be viewed on our YouTube page: https://youtu.be/O2lHFuujCRs
The investigation continues.
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