Burglar leaves laundry empty handed

Surveillance cameras show man trying to break into Cove Coin Laundry in Deerfield Beach

Published On: Nov 08 2012 11:08:06 AM EST   Updated On: Nov 08 2012 01:29:03 PM EST
DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. -

Surveillance cameras captured a burglary attempting to break into the Cove Coin Laundry in Deerfield Beach only to leave empty handed.

The attempted burglary happened at 313 SE 15th Terrace on October 30.

The video showed the burglar smash a small glass pane on the front door in an attempt to get inside. The burglar spent five and a half minutes working to get the door open.

He left when a passerby began approaching.

The burglar is described as being in his late 20s and standing about 5 feet 5 inches tall. He was last seen wearing long, dark-colored shorts with white stripes on the sides, a T-shirt, a baseball cap, sandals, and carrying a book bag.

Anyone with information about this burglary is asked to call the Broward Sheriff's Office at 954-480-4300 or Broward Crime Stoppers at 954-493-TIPS (8477).