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UPDATE: Detectives located the individuals in this video, and they have been ruled out as suspects for this crime.
The Polk County Sheriff's Office is investigating an attempted burglary that left damage to the front door of a residence in the Winnie Lane area of unincorporated Lakeland. Thankfully the suspects were unable to enter the home and nothing was stolen.
The homeowners were away on vacation during the last week in July when this occurred. At around 4:00 p.m. on July 30th, a neighbor’s security camera caught these three individuals snooping around the residence. One is possibly heard talking about finding another way into the home.
If you have any information regarding this crime, please contact Detective Marshall at 863-577-1625 (CASE #22-32140).
Or if you wish to remain anonymous, contact Heartland Crime Stoppers in one of four ways - there is a CASH REWARD up to $3,000 for information leading to any arrests:
CALL 1-800-226 TIPS (8477)
DIAL **TIPS from your cell phone
VISIT the website www.heartlandcrimestoppers.com and click on "Submit A Tip,"
DOWNLOAD the free "P3tips" app on your smartphone or tablet.
You will always remain anonymous and you may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $3,000 if your information leads to an arrest.