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Suspects used crowbar to steal coins from gaming machines at Sarasota tavern

Posted at 9:15 PM, Jan 22, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-22 21:15:16-05

SARASOTA COUNTY, Fla. — Sarasota County Sheriff's Office is looking for two men who stole money from gaming machines at a local tavern using a crowbar.

Two men reportedly took coins and damaged 14 machines at Evie's Tavern located at 4735 Bee Ridge Rd. in the arcade area. Surveillance video shows the pair going from machine to machine, using a pry bar to gain access to the coin drops.

The suspects are described as two black men, one with a red shirt, black hat and black pants, and one with a black shirt and black hat.

These photos were released from the scene:

Anyone with information on the suspects is asked to call Sarasota County Sheriff's Office.