SAVANNAH, GA (April 7, 2016): Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department’s Downtown Precinct investigators ask the public’s help in identifying the suspect seen on surveillance footage breaking into a Downtown Savannah restaurant, then stealing several dozen bottles of drinking alcohol.

The incident occurred just after 10 p.m. on March 19 at a restaurant on Whitaker Street near West Bay Lane. Responding Metro officers found bottles of liquor packed in boxes near an exit door.

Investigators obtained surveillance footage that showed the suspect forcing his way into the restaurant, then stuffing multiple bottles of liquor into his jacket before exiting.

The suspect is described as a black male with a dark complexion in his late 20s to early 30s, standing about 5-10 and weighing roughly 175 pounds. The suspect has a full beard. During the incident he wore a light colored hoodie, dark pants and dark colored sneakers.

Anyone with information is asked to call CrimeStoppers at (912) 234-2020 or text CRIMES (274637) using the keyword CSTOP2020. Tipsters remain anonymous and may qualify for a cash reward.

A tip line also is open directly to investigators at (912) 525-3124.