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Help Needed Identifying Five Retail Theft Suspects

PUBLISHED:Thu March 31, 2016

Osceola County, Florida – Osceola County Sheriff’s detectives need the public’s helping identifying five retail theft suspects. On March 14 at approximately 3:30 p.m., Osceola County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the New Balance store located at 5881 W. Irlo Bronson Memorial Highway in Kissimmee.

Upon arrival, deputies spoke with the store employees who indicated five males entered the store during business hours, stole approximately $800 worth of merchandise and fled the area. Three days later, the store was burglarized during non-business hours. During this incident, approximately $2,000 worth of merchandise was taken and the business sustained $1,000 in damage. Based on surveillance photos, detectives believe the two incidents may be connected. The five suspects are described as black males between the ages of 17-25 years old.

Anyone with information is to call the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office at (407) 348-2222 or Crimeline at (800) 423-TIPS (8477). Calls made to Crimeline remain anonymous, and tips that lead to the felony arrest of suspects and/or the recovery of stolen property and drugs are eligible for cash rewards of up to $1,000 dollars.