Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 10-251

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • August 30, 2010
    • Contact Person:
    • Debbie Carter : dcarter@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813-247-8059

    Suspect Sought In Sunglass Hut Theft

    Suspect loads up on sunglasses, then flees from store.
    • Thursday
    • August 19, 2010
    • Time: 12:22 PM
    • Sunglass Hut
    • 644 Brandon Town Center Drive
    • Brandon, Fl


    White male, 5’5” – 5’9”, 170 – 180 lbs., Medium complexion, medium build.

    Seen in video wearing: khaki pants and a gold dress shirt with a tie. Dark color shoes with white soles.


    On August 19, 2010 at approximately 12:22 p.m. the unknown white male entered the Sunglass Hut at Westfield Shopping Mall. The suspect acted as though he was shopping for sunglasses. He selected a pair of glasses and told the clerk that he wished to purchase them. While the clerk began to ring up the glasses, the suspect then began removing glasses and placing them in the bag he was carrying. He removed, Tiffany, Prada and Versace sunglasses, valued at $2,740.00.

    Anyone with any information reference the suspect is asked to call the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office at 247-8200 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-8477.

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