SARASOTA, Fla. – The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office is attempting to identify the suspect responsible for two armed burglaries.
According to investigators, on December 5th and 8th, two separate Ignite Vapors stores on Bee Ridge Road in Sarasota were burglarized.
On December 5, around 2:30 a.m., the suspect shot the business’s front door, loaded a duffle bag with vaping supplies, and exited through the back door before jumping a large concrete wall.
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Video surveillance from the December 8 incident shows the suspect again shooting the front glass and entering the business, where he stole the register and later fled southbound on Cattlemen Road.
The suspect is described as a white male with an average build.
Anyone with information related to either incident is asked to contact Criminal Investigations at 941.861.4244 or Crimestoppers at 941.366.TIPS or Crimestoppers.com.