ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (970 WFLA) – St. Petersburg Police are searching for a burglary suspect who was captured on home surveillance moving throughout the home while the victim was inside.
Police said it happened Sunday just before 2 a.m.
Police said an unidentified male suspect came inside the home located on the 3800 block of 39th Street South through an unsecured sliding glass door.
Once inside, police said the suspect walked around the residence picking up valuables and eventually opened the door to the bedroom of the two victims. Then, police said one victim produced a handgun causing the suspect to flee the home.
Police released home video surveillance they say captured images of the suspect as he moved throughout the house.
The suspect is a male, possibly either light skinned Black or Hispanic, with close cut hair, close cut beard, wearing a light colored long sleeved shirt, light colored shorts, dark Nike shoes, and had a tattooed number "8" on his left calf and a number "4" on his right calf.
St. Petersburg Police are asking for the public's assistance in identifying the suspect in this case. Anyone with information should call Detective Ricky Carter at (727) 893-4095 or the police non-emergency number at 727-893-7780, or they may leave a confidential tip at 727-892-5000.