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Video shows man at Tavares motel near stolen truck later found burned, police say

Police seek help identifying man in surveillance video

Video shows man at Tavares motel near stolen truck later found burned, police say.
Video shows man at Tavares motel near stolen truck later found burned, police say.

TAVARES, Fla. – Tavares police are asking for help identifying a man seen walking toward a truck they say he stole from a motel before it was later found burned beyond repair.

Police posted surveillance video on Facebook Friday showing the man walking toward the white truck they say he stole from the Villa Lagoon motel at 1051 Lake Shore Blvd. 

***Attempt to Identify*** The man pictured in the video stole the white truck from Villa Lagoon motel. He is seen walking towards his vehicle of choice. The vehicle was later found burned beyond repair. If you can identify him, please let us know!! Someone "burn" this bad boy and tell us who he is ;) #IfHeWantedAFireHeCouldHaveUsedWoodInstead #GonnaBeHotOnYourTrail #NoValetServiceAtVillaLagoon

Posted by Tavares Police Department on Friday, April 12, 2019

In the video, the man is seen wearing a long-sleeved shirt and pants. Police did not provide any other information about the man.

Officers did not say where the truck was found, but did say it had already been burned by the time it was located.

No other details were immediately available. Anyone with information about the man or the vehicle fire is asked to call the Tavares Police Department.