Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 11-234

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • July 12, 2011
    • Contact Person:
    • Debbie Carter : dcarter@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8059

    Armed Robbery Of Two Businesses

    Detectives are seeking the public's assistance in identifying the suspect in the surveillance photos.
    • Sunday
    • July 10, 2011
    • Time: 12:00 AM
    • Eastern Hillsborough County

    Suspect:

     
    • Black male
    • 18 – 22 years of age
    • 5’7” – 5’9”
    • 130 lbs, thin build
    • Last seen wearing a blue and purple New Orleans Hornets ball cap, black t-shirt, orange or red wristband on his left wrist, white or light silver basketball shorts with red or black stripes down the sides, black tennis shoes with white soles and laces.
    • Armed with a handgun.

    Vehicle:

    • Late model four door vehicle
    • White in color
    • Possibly a Ford Focus, Chevy Malibu or Chevy Impala

    Details:

    Hillsborough County detectives are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect in the surveillance photo. In each of the robberies, the suspect entered the store, selected a drink and bag of chips. He then approached the cashier to pay for the items and when the cashier opened the register, the suspect brandished a handgun and demanded money. After receiving an undisclosed amount of currency the suspect fled on foot and then entered the above described vehicle.

    The first incident occurred at 2:03 a.m. July 10, 2011 at the Circle K. Store located at 5133 State Road 674, Wimauma. The second incident occurred at 2:36 a.m. on July 10, 2011 at the Circle K Store located 10520 U.S. Highway 39 South, Lithia.

    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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