Carwash thief manages to steal thousands

San Juan police told Action 4 News they are still searching for a man who stole thousands of dollars from a carwash located on F-M 495 and Raul Longoria.

They said the suspect took his time hooking up a chain to the burglar bars that protected the money. After the suspect managed to tear the burglar bars off---police said he went for the vending machine.

They said the thief managed to get away with thousands of dollars"but not before he was caught on tape.

We require some businesses to have surveillance cameras"but it TMs the smart thing to do for all businesses. Sgt. Rudy Luna told Action 4 News. If you have any information on this crime you can call San Juan Crime Stoppers at 283-TIPS.