Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 11-165

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • May 23, 2011
    • Contact Person:
    • Debbie Carter : dcarter@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8059

    Armed Robbery Suspect Demands Money And Cigarettes

    Detectives are seeking the public's help in identifying the suspect seen in the surveillance photo.
    • Monday
    • May 23, 2011
    • Time: 3:57 AM
    • Hess Station
    • 14903 Bruce B. Downs Boulevard
    • Tampa, FL


    Black male, 5’10”, Thin build, medium length dreadlocks. Wearing a black skull cap, dark blue bandana over face, gray and brown polo shirt with “Liberty” on the chest, black denim shorts and black gloves. Armed with a pocket knife.


    Hillsborough County detectives are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect seen in the surveillance photo. On May 23, 2011 at approximately 3:57 a.m., the armed suspect entered the Hess station, brandished a knife and demanded money and cigarettes. The suspect obtained an undisclosed amount of currency and fled on foot, westbound from the scene.

    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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