‘Sledgehammer Burglar’ Caught on Video: Miami-Dade Police

Miami-Dade Police are looking for a burglary suspect who was caught on video using a sledgehammer to break into a store on Thanksgiving.

The burglary happened at the store at 4999 Northwest 22nd Avenue, Miami-Dade Police said Tuesday.

The suspect used the sledgehammer to break through a side wall, then stole cigarettes and other property, police said.

Video of the incident showed the suspect climbing through the wall before covering his face and grabbing the items.

The suspect is described as a while male with a swastika tattoo on his left arm. Anyone with information is asked to call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS.

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