PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. — Port St. Lucie police are looking for leads after a series of home burglaries.
The Port St. Lucie Police Department said eight homes were hit on Friday, April 12. Surveillance images captured one of the suspected crooks.
Police said a thief wearing a hooded sweatshirt that appeared to read 'ALASKA' smashed the rear slider of a home in the 100 block of NW Bently Circle around 7:50 p.m.
Investigators said the homeowner returned home during the crime and the crook ran away to avoid being seen.
In three of the eight burglaries, a suspect vehicle was witnessed:
- Silver/gray BMW sedan
- Dark-tinted windows
- Possible Florida license plate: JMJJ39 or JMJ39J
If you have any information about the crimes, call Detective Joshua Saffomilla at 772-871-5247, or Treasure Coast Crime Stoppers at 1-800-273-TIPS.
WPTV's Sabirah Rayford is working this story, and will provide updates throughout the day online and on air.