Burglars use drill, screwdriver to break into Miami apartment

MIAMI (WSVN) - Burglars made use of a drill and a screwdriver to break into a Miami apartment and steal thousands of dollars.

The burglary took place March 31, at an apartment complex located near Northwest 15th Avenue and 14th Street.

One of the burglars used what appeared to be a drill and a screwdriver to break in through the door. The victim wasn’t home at the time.

“It looks like they definitely knew what they were doing,” said Miami Police Officer Christopher Bess.

The victim told police the subjects got away with $5,000 in cash and $10,000 in personal property.

The duo targeted the apartment in the middle of the day, causing concern for police.

“If they can do this to this victim, they can definitely do it to other victims, as well,” said Bess.

The lock on the apartment has since been replaced. However, the resident now feels violated, and didn’t want appear on camera.

If you have any information on this burglary, call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS. Remember, you can always remain anonymous, and you may be eligible for a $1,000 reward.

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