A string of cell phone store burglaries has Plant City detectives on the lookout.
Plant City Police Department believes one group of three suspects is responsible for three area burglaries involving the Metro PCS stores at 1707 James L. Redman Parkway and 1713 W. Baker St., as well as the Sprint store at 2136 James L. Redman Parkway. A reward of up to $3,000 is being offered for information on the suspects.
The first burglary occurred at 12:30 a.m. June 21 at the James L. Redman Parkway Metro PCS store, where the suspects stole cell phones and headsets valued at $5,000. The other two stores were burglarized on June 25. Suspects stole $1,200 in accessories from the Sprint store at 2:54 a.m. and stole headphones valued at $400 from the Baker Street Metro PCS store at 3:30 a.m. In all three burglaries, suspects were able to enter the building by smashing through the stores' front windows and were in and out within one minute.
Anyone with information who wants to be eligible for the cash reward is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS (8477), report anonymously online at www.crimestopperstb.com, or send a mobile tip using the P3 Tips Mobile application. Crime Stoppers must be contacted first in order to be eligible for the reward.