Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 11-401

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • December 1, 2011
    • Contact Person:
    • Debbie Carter : dcarter@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8059

    Detectives Arrest Bank Robbery Suspect

    Bank robbery suspect taken into custody without incident.
    • Wednesday
    • November 30, 2011
    • Time: 12:00 AM
    • University Mall Area

    Suspect:


    Robert Irving Hubbard
    DOB: 7-3-78
    6501 South Westshore Blvd, #201
    Tampa, FL

    Charges:

    • Robbery - 2 counts
    • Fraudulent Use of a Credit Card
    • Dealing in Stolen Property
    • False Verification of Ownership to a Second Hand Dealer
      (Sell of Stolen Property)
       

    Details:

    On November 30, 2011 robbery suspect Robert Hubbard was taken into custody in the area of University Mall and arrested without incident. Detectives had received information as to Hubbards possible whereabouts. While detectives were interviewing the suspect he confessed to robbing a second bank today. That robbery took place at the RNC Bank 1788 South Tamiami Trail in Venice, Florida. The investigation with Hubbard continues and other charges are pending in connection with some thefts that Hubbard is believed to be responsible for in Hillsborough County and the City of Tampa.

    Original Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office Press Release dated November 28, 2011:

    Hillsborough detectives have issued a warrant for Robert Hubbard in connection with the bank robbery that occurred on November 28, 2011 at the Fifth Third Bank located at 13001 North Dale Mabry Highway.

    The suspect entered the bank, presented a demand note to the teller and after receiving an undisclosed amount of currency, the suspect fled the bank. The suspect fled in a 2001 Ford Taurus that has been recovered.

    Anyone with any information reference the suspect is asked to call the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office at 247-8200 or anyone with any information regarding the identity and whereabouts of this suspect and who wants to be eligible for a cash reward is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS (8477), report anonymously online at www.crimestopperstb.com or text "CSTB plus your tip" to C-R-I-M-E-S (274637).
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