Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 10-018

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • January 12, 2010
    • Contact Person:
    • Debbie Carter : dcarter@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813-247-8059

    Deputies Locate Man Who Attacked Acquaintance With Knife

    The suspect walked into a convenience store looking for a fight.
    • Tuesday
    • January 12, 2010
    • Time: 8:01 AM
    • Git-N-Go
    • 7802 Rideout Rd
    • Tampa, FL
    Victim: Kenneth Williams, dob: 03/09/59
    7809 Windsor Way, Tampa

    Suspect: Christopher L Jacobs, dob: 07/28/65
    1735 Green Ridge , Tampa

    Charge: Aggravated Battery with a Deadly Weapon

    The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office was called to the Git-N-Go Store reference a possible stabbing. After further investigation deputies learned that the suspect, Christopher L. Jacobs, walked into the Git-N-Go talking to himself and stating he wanted to fight someone. The victim and the suspect walked outside where the suspect then pulled a large kitchen knife that he had concealed under his clothing and lunged at the victim with the knife. The victim armed himself with a broom that was outside the store in an attempt to defend himself. The suspect then swings at the victim striking him in the on side of the head with the handle of the knife causing a minor laceration.

    The suspect then leaves the store, travels back to residence at 1735 Green Ridge and was standing outside when deputies arrived. The suspect was arrested and taken into custody without incident. The victim refused medical treatment. The victim and the suspect know each other and have worked together in the past.

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