Miami-Dade County

Home surveillance camera shows burglar going on a shopping spree

Leisurely burglar caught on camera

Miami Police say this noontime burglar walked into a home and stuffed bags and pillowcases with loot. Police are searching for the man captured on the home's security cameras.
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Miami Police say this noontime burglar walked into a home and stuffed bags and pillowcases with loot. Police are searching for the man captured on the home's security cameras.

A man walked into a home, grabbed a couple of bags, loaded them up with items including a laptop computer and headed out the door.

The problem: Police say it wasn't his home.

Security cameras inside the home at 1400 Southwest 23rd St. shows the man, who was wearing a red plaid shirt and later took a baseball cap to add to his wardrobe, scurrying around the house.

Miami police said the man broke in just before noon Tuesday and within minutes was able to to fill several bags and pillowcases .

The man is described as heavyset and is believed to be 20 to 30 years-old.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS (8477).

Carli Teproff: 305-376-3587, @CTeproff

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