Family Dollar burglar with machete sought

By Crystal Moyer, Morning assignment desk, backup traffic reporter, cmoyer@wjxt.com
Published On: Jul 10 2014 09:47:25 AM EDT
Updated On: Jul 10 2014 10:26:43 AM EDT
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -

The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in identifying the man who burglarized the Family Dollar located at 3544 Beach Blvd. on Tuesday.

The man had a large machete, which he used to break the glass out of the front door to gain entry, according to police.

The man tried to pry open the cigarette case but was unsuccessful. The suspect stole cigarette lighters, underwear, T-shirts and cash.

Police describe the burglar as a white man wearing an Army green long-sleeve shirt, Army green pants, a Los Angeles Dodgers blue baseball cap and white latex gloves. He appeared to have a goatee and was armed with a large machete.

Anyone who has any information in regards to the identity of the burglar is asked to call the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office at 904-630-0500.

To remain anonymous and receive a possible reward up to $3,000, call Crime Stoppers at 866-845-TIPS.

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