Surveillance cameras stolen from businesses
MIAMI (WSVN) -- Police are searching for thieves targeting South Florida businesses for their surveillance equipment.
The Gutierrez Properties installed surveillance cameras to keep the crooks out of their business, but last week, burglars took off with their surveillance equipment. "He just took surveillance cameras, and he's probably coming back for something else," said property manager Danelys Paiz.
The crooks also robbed two other businesses nearby. "They are bought for $100. They could be sold back for about $15," said Paiz, "so we are thinking that if they did take them, it was probably to sell them at a pawn shop."
Paiz said this is not the first time thieves targeted the business. Employees are now passing out flyers in hopes someone can catch the camera crooks. "They don't have a serial number, so there's really no way to trace them back," said Paiz, "so someone from a pawn shop will take them in and give them the money for it."
The business has installed new surveillance cameras, but said they would not be surprised if the men come back again.
If you have any information on these surveillance camera crooks, call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS. Remember, you can always remain anonymous, and you may be eligible for a reward.
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