Burglars ransack restaurant in Miami, police say

Thieves kicked out wall-mounted A/C unit to get inside La Ceiba Restaurant


MIAMI – Miami police detectives are searching for two thieves who ransacked a restaurant.

Surveillance video released Wednesday shows the thieves kicking out a wall-mounted A/C unit about 12:30 a.m. Aug. 29 to get inside La Ceiba Restaurant, at 815 W. Flagler St.

Police said the men ransacked the closed business, stealing a flat-screen TV, DJ equipment and the restaurant's cash register, which contained about $300.

Police said the burglars also damaged two ATMs that were located inside the restaurant.

Anyone with information about the thieves' identities is asked to call the Miami Police Department's Burglary Unit at 305-603-6030 or Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS. 

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