HIALEAH (CBS4) – Police are looking for a man who walked into a Burlington Coat Factory, smashed a display case, and got away with expensive jewelry, all while dozens of customers were shopping.
It happened at the store on West 49th street at about 8 p.m. Thursday.READ MORE: Florida Power & Light Topples Last Coal Chimney
Police say the suspect came into the store wearing a motorcycle helmet and jacket and used a hammer to smash the glass jewelry case near the door.
“There were anywhere from 50 to 60 people inside of the store. Fortunately no one was in any type of immediate threat,” Hialeah Police Detective Eddie Rodriguez said. A lot of them were actually walking around the store and some of them didn’t even realize what happened until police began to arrive.”READ MORE: Two People Bitten By Shark Off North Florida Beach
The suspect got away on a motorcycle.
Police say they do have some surveillance video that may help them identify the man.MORE NEWS: 2-Year-Old Orlando Boy Hospitalized After Swallowing 16 Magnetic Balls
If you have any information on the case, call Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS.