North Port police look for car jacking suspect
FOX 4 Staff
NORTH PORT, Fla. - A car burglary and a car-jacking Sunday afternoon have North Port police believing the two crimes were committed by the same man.
The car burglary happened at a Publix. The suspect was ransacking a red Honda and damaged the steering column when someone spotted him.
He took off and went to a nearby Walgreen's where he car-jacked a Kia.
The suspect is described as a tall white male, short blondish hair, wearing a white hoodie with a blue neon shirt underneath and white board shorts.
The suspect stole the victim’s vehicle (Grey Kia Rio) with force and by use of a weapon causing non-life threatening injuries to the victim’s hand.
At this time, Investigators are following up on some promising leads in an attempt to bring this criminal to justice.
Anyone with information relating to this incident is encouraged to call the North Port Police Department Tip Line at (941) 429-7382.