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David Gee, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 10-219

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • July 12, 2010
    • Contact Person:
    • Dep. Larry McKinnon : lmckinno@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813-247-8094

    Detectives Hope Suspect's Voice Leads To His Identity

    Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in identifying a serial armed robbery suspect.
    • Saturday
    • July 10, 2010
    • Time: 11:49 PM
    • Valrico Citgo
    • 2510 E. Highway 60
    • Valrico, FL


    Suspect:

    Black male, 30-49 years of age, 5'10", 220-240 pounds, heavy build, black eyes, round face, armed with semi-auto handgun, last seen wearing a black hoodie, black ski mask and red/white gloves.

    Suspect vehicle:
    Silver or tan older model vehicle, possibly a Buick or Ford, with an unknown tag.

    Details:
    Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in identifying a serial armed robbery suspect. During the last several months, the suspect has robbed nearly a dozen mini-marts or convenience stores while armed with a semi-automatic handgun.

    In the latest armed robbery of the Mobile gas station, the suspect entered the store armed with a semi-auto handgun and forced the clerk to turn over an undisclosed amount of cash.

    Detectives hope the suspect's voice in the attached surveillance video leads to his identity.

    List Of Prior Armed Robberies:
    Seffner Food Mart- 340 Dr MLK Blvd
    Subway Restaurant- 455 Dr MKL Blvd
    Chevron Store- 930 Hwy 92 West
    Judah's Food Store-1405 78th Street
    5 Star Food Mart- 4870 Turkey Creek Rd
    BP Gas and Convenience Store- 10907 US 92 East
    Prime Time Food Store- 3185 N. Dover Rd
    Big Oak Express- 2710 Turkey Creek Rd
    Seffner Food Mart- 340 Dr MLK Blvd
    BP Gas Station- 5601 East Hillsborough Ave

    Anyone with information that may help to identify the suspect in the video or who may recognize his voice, is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS or HCSO at 813-247-8200.
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