Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 10-307

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • October 19, 2010
    • Contact Person:
    • Debbie Carter : dcarter@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813-247-8059

    Authorities Seek Help In Identifying Suspect

    Suspect wanted in connection to 6 armed robberies.
    • Tuesday
    • October 12, 2010
    • Time: 2:15 PM
    • Numerous businesses in Hillsborough County
    • Tampa, FL



    Suspect:

    White male, 20 – 25 years, 5’5” – 5’7”, 140 lbs., medium build, black hair.
    He normally wears a hooded sweatshirt and round plastic framed glasses and possibly an earring in his left ear. Armed with a handgun described as an “Uzi” type.

    Details:

    Hillsborough Sheriff’s detectives are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the individual seen in the surveillance video. The suspect is responsible for six armed robberies. In each of the armed robberies the suspect enters the business armed with a handgun and demands cash from the clerk. Once the clerk complies, the suspect leaves the store in an unknown direction.

    Robberies:
    October 12, 2010 at 2:15 p.m.
    Beverage Castle – 117 Margaret Street, Brandon

    October 13, 2010 at 6:09 p.m.
    Chevron Station – 965 E. Brandon Blvd., Brandon

    October 15, 2010 at 10:15 p.m.
    Joy Food Store – 6314 Fowler Avenue, Tampa

    October 16, 2010 at 6:45 p.m.
    Chevron – 930 Highway 92 West, Seffner

    October 17, 2010 at 2:10 p.m.
    Handy Food Store – 9320  E. Adamo Drive, Tampa

    October 18, 2010 at 1:40 a.m.
    Hess Station – 3323 Lithia Pinecrest Road, Valrico

    The videos are from the Beverage Castle, Chevron Station and Hess Station.

    Anyone with any information reference the suspect 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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