Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 10-208

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • June 28, 2010
    • Contact Person:
    • Debbie Carter : dcarter@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813-247-8059

    Victim Is Stabbed By Suspect After Confrontation With Victim's Girlfriend

    Suspect stabs victim as he tries to defend his girlfriend and himself.
    • Sunday
    • April 25, 2010
    • Time: 2:47 AM
    • Applebee's Restaurant
    • 829 Providence Road
    • Brandon, FL


    Victims:


    Jeremy Foreman, DOB 11-10-84
    Thonotosassa, FL

    Melissa White, DOB 02-19-80
    Seffner, FL

    Lance Collins, DOB 01-08-83
    Valrico, FL


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    Suspects:
    Black female, 22-29 years of age, 5’6”, muscular build, medium complexion, shoulder length braided black hair. Last seen wearing: white tank top shirt with logo on the front, tan baggy shorts.

    Black male, wearing a black stretch cap
    Black or Hispanic male
    Black or Hispanic male

    Possible vehicle is described as a white or silver Chevrolet Caprice.

    On April 25, 2010 at approximately 2:47 a.m. the victims, who are all friends, were exiting the Applebee’s Restaurant located at 829 Providence Road when they were approached by the suspects which were riding in a white or silver vehicle. The suspects shouted unknown comments to the victims. The suspects exited the vehicle and attempted to take the victim's (Melissa White) cell phone, car keys and cash. A confrontation ensued with the suspects and White’s boyfriend (Jeremy Foreman) which resulted in one of the suspects stabbing Foreman in the chest area. During the confrontation, the victim (Lance Collins) received an abrasion on his face and a torn shirt. One of the victims, Jeremy Foreman, was transported to a local hospital where he was treated.

    The female suspect was captured on surveillance video (Hess Station at 915 Providence Road) and detectives are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect.

    Anyone with any information 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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