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Video captures Tallahassee man burglarizing businesses with 5-year-old son

Man caught on camera burglarizing businesses with 5-year-old son
Posted at 4:06 PM, Aug 23, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-23 12:11:30-04

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - A Tallahassee man is behind bars, accused of burglarizing local businesses with his 5-year-old son present.

The Tallahassee Police Department arrested Kevin Armstrong, 33, on Tuesday.

An arrest report says that on Tuesday, surveillance footage caught Armstrong breaking in to two other businesses before making his way to Bubba's Pizza.

Police noted that Armstrong's 5-year-old son could be seen on the surveillance footage carrying what seemed to be toolboxes for his father. The child could also be seen covering his face as they were passing a surveillance camera. 

The report says Armstrong took over $300 worth of items from the business during the break in.

When police found Armstrong at his apartment that afternoon, an officer wrights that "the toilet paper taken during the burglary could be seen through the front window in plain view."

During an interview, according to the report, Armstrong admitted to he burglary, allowing police to search his apartment for additional stolen property.

Not only did officers find more stolen property during the search, but they found six small, pink pills they believe to be Oxycodone as well an white, unknown pill inside a metal container.

They also found a spoon that appeared to have been burning and a butane lighter next to it. 

Police say that Armstrong's son was present in the bedroom where they found the drugs and paraphernalia.