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Winter Park Police cancel search for Disney band burglar

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Posted at 1:52 PM, Apr 11, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-11 17:15:28-04

UPDATE: The Winter Park Police has cancelled their search for the person thought to be associated with a burglary in Winter Park. The photo provided was deemed to be inaccurate and they have issued an apology to anyone who was affected.



WINTER PARK, Fla. (AP) - Authorities in Florida are hoping Buzz Lightyear can help catch a burglar.

The Winter Park Police Department on Thursday posted a video showing a man who they say stole a Walt Disney World MagicBand during a residential burglary. MagicBands are all-in-one wristbands that allow users to enter theme parks, open their hotel room doors and charge food and merchandise at the theme park resort.

They also track where a person has been at Disney World. Images in a police video show the suspect firing a toy weapon at the Buzz Lightyear's Space Ranger Spin ride at Disney World.

On the agency's Twitter account , Winter Park detectives ask the public to call them if they recognize the man whose face was captured by cameras at the ride.

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