Mexico Beach police ask for help identifying burglary suspects


A male and two females broke into Toucan’s in Mexico Beach on Aug. 11.

Special to The Star
Published: Thursday, September 12, 2013 at 10:00 AM.

The Mexico Beach Police Department seeks assistance in identifying three suspects in a burglary of Toucan’s Restaurant.

On Aug. 11, between the hours of 10:40 p.m. and 11:30 p.m. CT, video surveillance cameras captured a male and two females breaking into Toucan’s along U.S. Highway 98.

After failing to gain access through a lower back door, the male pried open the door to the gift shop, which caused damage to the door.

Inside the gift shop, the male went behind the counter to the cash register but no items were reported stolen.

The male suspect was described as white, thin in build, approximately 140 pounds, 5’8-5’11 in height with light to medium brown hair. He had long sideburns and was wearing a bandana.

During the burglary he wore a light colored T-shirt with a design on the front left side and medium dark colored shorts.

The second suspect was described as a white female, thin in build, approximately 85 pounds, 4’8-5’ in height with shoulder-length blonde or light-brown hair. She wore a tank top shirt with a pair of light colored shorts.

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