Surveillance camera captures man stealing lawn equipment from porch

Posted at 1:40 PM, Jun 20, 2013
and last updated 2013-06-20 14:56:17-04

Portsmouth, Va. – Portsmouth Police are searching for a man spotted on a surveillance camera taking lawn equipment from a front porch.

The crime took place in the 400 block or Maryland Avenue on June 5th at approximately 12:48p.m.

The residents were inside when the man took two large weedeaters valued at approximately $600.

The suspect is described as a black man between the ages of 25 and 30 and approximately 6’ tall. He is seen wearing light colored pants, a striped short-sleeved shirt and dark shoes.

Anyone with information can call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.