Police looking for trio who broke into the same store twice, stole over $1,000 worth of merchandise

Posted at 11:44 AM, Jun 06, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-06 11:44:38-04

St. Petersburg Police are looking for three teens who broke into a business, stealing more than $1,000 worth of merchandise.

On May 28, 2017, just after midnight, at Sam's Food Mart, located at 6401 Central Avenue, three teens (one is just off-camera acting as a lookout) broke into the closed business by throwing a chunk of concrete through the front glass door.

Two of the them entered and vaulted the counter where they stole cigarettes and lighters.

On June 3rd, at 1:20 a.m., this same trio broke into the business again, this time taking over $1,000.00 of cigarettes and lighters.

If you know the identity of eitherthe two teens seen in the video or the lookout, please call the St. Petersburg Police Department at 727-893-7780, or you can text the keyword “SPPD” and your anonymous tip to 847-411 (Tip-411.)