Deputies screen town for TV burglar

Man takes off with two TVs while resident was sleeping, police say

KISSIMMEE, Fla. – Deputies are screening the town for an alleged TV burglar.

Osceola County deputies said they're searching for man who broke into a Kissimmee home while the resident was sleeping, and stole two TVs Aug. 9.

The Osceola County Sheriff's Office released Ring doorbell camera video, showing the man trying to pry open the front door of a home on the 8000 block of Interlocking Court around midnight. After his unsuccessful attempt, he opts for the sliding glass doors, prying them open to get into the home, the video shows. 

The man in the doorbell video is seen putting on gloves before carrying out two flat-screen TVs. 

Detectives said the man has several tattoos on his arms.

Irving Millard Jr. said that he's visiting Orlando with his young children near the home. 

“I’m going to put my family on alert and anyone else that I see because like I said we got kids. You never know what the mentality of these people out here," said Millard.

People staying at the home told News 6 that they arrived to the weekly rental after the break-in and had no idea anything happened.

People in the area told News 6 that the neighborhood is all rental properties. 

Millard said that with all the visitors from all over the world, he feels the suspect is taking advantage of tourists.

“They lurk on things like that and people who don’t know, don’t know the area or what’s going on. They are new here," said Millard.

Anyone with information on this incident is urged to call the Osceola County Sheriff's Office at 407-348-2222 or Crlimeline at 1-800-423-8477.



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