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MIAMI (CBSMiami) — Criminals will steal just about anything, including a vending machine.

Miami Police are looking for a burglar who took a vending machine from a building located at 1400 NW 10th Avenue in May.

But he didn’t take it very far.

According to investigators, the building security guard stated a vending machine which is normally located on the first floor, was moved to the eighth floor and the thief had taken the money.

Vending machine burglar (Courtesy: Miami Police Department)

Surveillance video shows the guy propping open the elevator and sliding the vending machine across the room and into the elevator.

The suspect is described as having a slim build, approximately 50 to 60 years old, with gray facial hair, last seen wearing a dark colored baseball cap, turquoise shirt, jean shorts with black/gray socks and sandals.

If you recognize him, call the Miami Police Department’s Burglary office at (305) 603-6030. You can remain anonymous and contact Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at (305) 471- TIPS (8477), visit and select “Give a Tip” or Send a text message to 274637. Enter CSMD followed by the tip information and press send.


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