Sarasota Police Attempt to Identify Theft Subject

SARASOTA, Fla. -- September 29, 2016 -- 8:30 a.m.

Detectives with the Sarasota Police Department are attempting to identify a subject who stolen approximately $1,000 worth of items from outside Awesome Orchids, 330 South Pineapple Avenue, #101, Sarasota.

Video of the subject can be viewed at

Between September 1, 2016 at 5:30 p.m. and September 2, 2016 at 9:30 a.m., numerous potted plants were taken from outside the business.  Between September 14, 2016 at 5:30 p.m. and September 15, 2016 at 9:30 a.m., several potted plants and a metal bench were taken.  The metal bench was bolted down to the cement.  The estimated value of the items stolen items is approximately $1,000.

Anyone with information on this case, please call Detective Dan Riley at 941-954-7062 or leave an anonymous tip with Crime Stoppers by calling 941-366-TIPS or online at