Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 10-175

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • May 27, 2010
    • Contact Person:
    • Debbie Carter : dcarter@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813-247-8059

    Metro PCS Robbed For 2nd Time In 2 Months

    For the 2nd time in months unknown suspect enters Metro PCS and demands cash.
    • Wednesday
    • May 12, 2010
    • Time: 5:20 PM
    • Metro PCS
    • 8405 North Himes Avenue
    • Tampa, FL


    Black male, 18 – 21 years of age, 5’5” in height, dark complexion, muscular build,
    Clothing description: Black t-shirt, dark jean shorts, back shoes, black mask with holes for his eyes and mouth.

    Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an armed robbery of the Metro PCS Store located at 8405 North Himes Avenue. The robbery occurred on May 12, 2010 at approximately 520 p.m.

    The suspect put on a ski mask as he entered the store armed with a gun. He approached the clerk and pointed the gun at the clerk while demanding money. The clerk put the drawer on the counter and the suspect placed the money in his pants pocket. The suspect also took money from a second register and then fled the store on foot.

    See video.

    Anyone with any information reference the armed robbery 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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