Thief stole laptops from K-Mart with trash can, Winter Park police say

Police search for thief caught on camera

Author: Tara Evans, Producer, tevans@wkmg.com
Published On: Aug 26 2013 06:06:40 PM EDT
laptop thief pic
WINTER PARK, Fla. -

Police are searching for a thief who they say walked into a local store and stole laptops using a trash can.

The incident occurred at the K-Mart store at 501 North Orlando Avenue. Police said the culprit took a trash can around the store, seeming to look for and duck from employees or cameras.

In the surveillance video, the man then broke the lock on a display case, and loaded five laptops into the can, before leaving the store with them.

If you have any information on this crime, call Winter Park Police.