Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 11-134

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • April 19, 2011
    • Contact Person:
    • Debbie Carter : dcarter@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8059

    K-9 Deputies Apprehend Suspect

    Man leaves car behind and flees on foot after robbery attempt.
    • Monday
    • April 18, 2011
    • Time: 8:50 PM
    • 7 Eleven Store
    • Dale Mabry Highway and Hudson
    • Tampa, FL

    Victim:

    David Doke, DOB 12-17-56
    11009 Carrollwood Drive, Tampa
    Transported to St. Joseph's - non life threatening injury

    Suspect:


    Carlos Alexis Gonzalez Rodriguez, DOB 8-21-75
    6014 West Sitka Street, Tampa

    Charges: Attempted Robbery
    Aggravated Battery
    Offense Against Police Animal

    Details:

    At approximately 8:50 p.m. as the victim exited the 7 Eleven store he was approached by the armed suspect. The suspect made a demand for money and when the victim refused to comply, the suspect cut the victim in the left thigh with a knife. The suspect then fled the scene on foot leaving his White Ford Taurus in the parking lot. Deputies set up a perimeter and a K-9 apprehended the suspect near the address of 11306 Carrollwood West Drive. The victim was transported to St. Joseph Hospital with a non life threatening injury. The suspect was also transported to St. Joseph's Hospital to be medically cleared due to the K-9 apprehension.
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