Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 11-014

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • January 11, 2011
    • Contact Person:
    • Debbie Carter : dcarter@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813-247-8059

    Suspect Caught on Surveillance Tape

    Clerk robbed at gunpoint.
    • Sunday
    • January 9, 2011
    • Time: 8:58 PM
    • Family Dollar Store
    • 7511 56th Street North
    • Tampa, FL


    Black male, 25 – 30 years of age, 5’6” – 6’, 165 – 175 lbs., thin build. Last seen wearing black ski mask, black hooded sweatshirt, white “Franklin” baseball gloves, dark gray jogging style pants and black tennis shoes.

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    Possible vehicle:

    Silver in color four door sedan, possibly a Ford Taurus, 2002 – 2005 model.


    Detectives are seeking the identity of the robbery suspect seen in the surveillance photo above. On January 9, 2011 at approximately 8:58 p.m., the suspect entered the Family Dollar Store and brandished a semi-automatic handgun. The suspect demanded the clerk to open two cash registers and to place the money in a plastic bag. After receiving an undisclosed amount of money, the suspect fled out the front door.

    Detectives are also asking that the three subjects seen in surveillance photos below contact detectives, as they were in the store prior to the robbery and might be able to provide information on the robbery suspect or suspect vehicle.

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    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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