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Crime Stoppers

Near Southern Ave in Lakeland: Vehicle burglaries

Apr 28, 2023
Media Contact : Alicia Manautou, PIO

CRIME SCENE: The area of Southern Ave. in Lakeland 

On April 28th at about 2:30 am, the three suspects in this video were attempting to burglarize vehicles in the area of Southern Avenue. One of the suspects appears to be wearing blue shorts and a black hooded sweatshirt. Another was wearing a reflective shirt. 

We know the video isn’t the best, but we’re hoping someone recognizes these three. If you recognize these suspects or you have information that could be helpful to this investigation, please contact Detective Wright at (863) 577-1626 or 

If you wish to remain anonymous, contact Heartland Crime Stoppers in one of four ways: 
• CALL 1-800-226 TIPS (8477) 
• DIAL **TIPS from your cell phone 
• VISIT the website and click on "Submit A Tip,"
• DOWNLOAD the free "P3tips" app on your smartphone or tablet.

You will always remain anonymous no matter how you submit your tip. Tips are forwarded to law enforcement for follow up. If an arrest is made based on your tip, you are eligible for a cash reward of up to $3000.00.

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