Police Believe Sunglass Hut Robbery to be Part of Bigger Operation

PANAMA CITY BEACH-- Panama City Beach Police say a recent store burglary could be part of a bigger organization targeting sunglass retailers around the state.

According to police, around 4 a.m. Monday three or four men popped a lock on the front door of the Sunglass Hut at Pier Park.

Police say suspects stole all the sunglasses on display, more than $25,000 worth of merchandise.

Police say they are investigating and believe it's part of a bigger operation.


CORRECTION: During our 5 p.m. broadcast, we incorrectly named the store as Sunglass World. We apologize for our mistake.