Independence Police are trying identify a burglary suspect who broke into a dance wear business and wore a leotard during part of the burglary.

The crime occurred overnight on Dec. 20 at Degage Dancewear, 4514 S. Noland Road. According to police, the suspect broke into the business by prying open the front door, and he is seen on video going through the store and leaving with multiple items. He then returned to the store wearing a leotard and made several more trips out of the store with multiple items.

The suspect stole about $3,300 worth of gloves, earrings, adult and children's leotards, adult and children shorts and the cash register.

This case is an open investigation. If you know who this person is or anything about this crime, call the TIPS hotline 816-474-8477 or IPD tips at 816-325-7777 or email