Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 10-201

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • June 15, 2010
    • Contact Person:
    • Deputy Larry McKinnon : lmckinno@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813-247-8094

    Suspect Walks In And Demands Cash

    Detectives are searching for a suspect that stole money from a store in the Brandon Town Center.
    • Friday
    • June 11, 2010
    • Time: 11:40 AM
    • Yankee Candle Store
    • 221 Brandon Town Center
    • Brandon, FL
    Suspect:
    Unknown white male, 5’10”, 180 pounds, medium build, brown receding hair line with a goatee or long sideburns. He was wearing a long sleeve light colored shirt with unknown writing on the front, blue jean pants.

    Victim:
    Yankee Candle
    221 Brandon Town Center Drive
    Brandon, FL

    On June 11, 2010 at 11:40 a.m., the unknown white male suspect entered the Yankee Candle Store, approached the clerk and requested to speak to a particular employee who was not on duty. He handed the clerk a note advising her to give him all the money from the cash registers.

    After receiving an undisclosed amount of U. S. currency, the suspect ordered the clerk into the bathroom and instructed her to remain inside. The suspect fled the store on foot in an unknown direction.

    Anyone with information that may help to identify the suspect or may have additional information about the robbery is asked to contact the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office at 813-247-8200 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS.




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