Polk County, Florida -- Polk County Sheriff's detectives are seeking information about a man who stole 11 firearms from a pawn shop.
According to reports, on Thursday, August 15, a man broke into the Gator Pawn shop on Combee Road using a crow bar. He then used the crow bar to smash the display cases and steal 11 firearms and a BB gun. The suspect also took a golf bag, which he filled with jewelry and the stolen guns.
According to authorities, the guns are a threat to public safety as the suspect will likely sell the guns to residents or trade them for drugs.
The suspect is described as:
- 5'10" - 6' tall, 165-180 lbs.
- Wearing blue jeans, a grey hooded sweatshirt, light-colored shoes, and black gloves
- Fled the scene in a grey or silver car
Anyone with information who wants to remain anonymous and be eligible for a cash reward is asked to call 1-800-226-TIPS or log onto www.heartlandcrimestoppers.com