Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 12-126

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • April 5, 2012
    • Contact Person:
    • Larry McKinnon : lmckinno@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8094

    Grand Theft

    Detectives are looking for grand theft suspects.
    • Friday
    • March 16, 2012
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Tokyo Japanese Restaurant
    • 7911 Hillsborough Avenue
    • Tampa, Florida

    Suspect #1:

    • White Male
    • 5’8” – 5’11”
    • 155-185 lbs.
    • Tattoos on both forearms, dark hair, black framed glasses

    Suspect #2:

    • White Female
    • 5’6” – 5’8”
    • 200-240 lbs.
    • Dark should length hair, carrying a red Puma bag

    Vehicle Description:

                             (Not Actual Vehicle)
    • Silver or White Dodge Caliber


    On March 16, 2012 at approximately 5:00 p.m., five suspects, four females and one male, entered the Tokyo Japanese Restaurant located at 7911 Hillsborough Avenue. One of the female suspects distracted the hostess causing her to walk away from the counter. A second female suspect went underneath the counter and stole the victim’s purse and contents. The suspects fled the scene in a white or silver Dodge Caliber.

    The same group is believed to be involved in similar crimes at other nearby restaurants within the area.

    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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