Video: Police looking for smash and grab serial burglar


by 13News

Posted on March 18, 2013 at 5:06 PM

Updated Monday, Mar 18 at 5:06 PM

VIRGINIA BEACH--  Police are looking for a smash-and-grab serial burglar who has robbed 11 businesses in Virginia Beach.

Police say the suspect has stolen cash, cash registers, laptops, and big screen televisions since Jan. 13 in Virginia Beach, and there have been several similar incidents in Chesapeake. 

According to police, the suspect uses a stone or rock to break out the glass of the front door to gain entry.

The suspect is described as a 30 to 40-year-old white male with short or balding hair, five feet six to five feet eight inches tall, and between 180 and 230 pounds.

In many cases the suspect wore the same clothing, a dark green coat, gray hoodie, beige cargo pants, tan boots and black gloves. 

The suspect's vehicle has not been seen in any of the burglaries.

Anybody with information is encouraged to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.

Burglary Locations:

977 Reon Drive, Reon Hair Studio, Sunday, Jan. 13
1913 Kempsville Road, Signatures of Style, Thursday, Feb. 28
6549 College Park Square shopping center, Nail Image 2, Wednesday, Feb. 27
1832 Kempsville Road, Super Cuts, Thursday, Feb. 28
977 Reon Drive, Creative Cuts & Styles, Saturday, March 2
4001 Virginia Beach Boulevard, Hair Magic, Sunday, March 3
4421 Virginia Beach Boulevard, Great Clips, Saturday, March 2
4001 Virginia Beach Boulevard, Fant Shoe Repair, Saturday, March 2
1064 Lynnhaven Parkway #108 Glamorous Styles Hair, Wednesday, March13
5564 Indian River Road, Dentistry First, Friday, March 15
6361 Indian River Road, Hawks Barbershop, Sunday, March 18