VIDEO: Man steals St. Petersburg parking meter

Posted at 2:51 PM, Jul 08, 2016
St. Petersburg police are searching for a man who managed to free a double-headed parking meter from its base and walk away with it.
The theft occurred about 3:15 a.m. Monday at First Avenue North and Third Street, according to St. Petersburg Police Department.
Video shows the man rocking the meter – valued at $1,800 – back and forth. He then pushes the meter over and carries it away.
If you know the man’s identity, contact police at 727-893-7780 or text “SPPD” and your tip to 847-411 (TIP-411.)