The suspect first tried to take a fake display phone, but was unable to remove it, police said. He then tried to open a safe, but was not successful, according to police.
The suspect then picked up a box and left the store through a back door. The store’s owner later told police that the box the alleged burglar took was empty.
When police investigated the break-in, they found blood on the floor in the the main sales area and a back room; they believe it is the suspect’s blood. Lab results related to the blood have not come back yet, police said.
The suspect was described as a man between the ages of 18 and 25. He was wearing a black hoodie, black jogging pants, gray socks and black sandals.
Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact Gwinnett County detectives at 770-513-5300 or Crime Stoppers at 404-577-8477. Crime Stoppers tips may be rewarded with up to $2,000 if they lead to an arrest or indictment.