Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 12-057

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • February 14, 2012
    • Contact Person:
    • Debbie Carter : dcarter@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8059

    Couple Steal Wallet From 70 Year Old Victim

    Detectives are asking to the public's assistance in identifying the suspects.
    • Friday
    • January 13, 2012
    • Time: 12:00 PM
    • Home Goods Store
    • 1945 Lumsden Road West
    • Brandon, FL

    Suspect #1:

    • White Female
    • Middle Eastern Decent
    • Approximately 5’ Tall
    • 100 – 110 lbs., Medium Build
    • Brown shoulder length hair.
    • Wearing western style clothing with a light color long sleeve shirt, blue jeans, dark shoes and a dark color purse.

    Suspect #2:

    • White male
    • Middle Eastern Decent
    • Approximately 5’6” – 5’`10” Tall
    • Medium Build
    • Salt and pepper hair.
    • Wearing prescription glasses, red ball cap with dark color bill and unknown symbol on front, long sleeve blue shirt, white pants and dark shoes.


    • 70 year old female


    Hillsborough County detectives are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the suspects in the surveillance photos.

    On January 13, 2012 at approximately 12:00 p.m. the 70 year old female victim was shopping at Home Goods Store located at 1945 Lumsden Road West in Brandon. She was approached by a male and female suspect who walked around with her in the store. The female distracted the victim while the male suspect removed the victim’s wallet from her purse. The suspects fled the store by unknown means and made purchases with the victim’s credit card at Target, JC Penney and Kohl’s department stores. The victim did not discover the theft until she returned home.

    Anyone with any information reference the suspects is asked to call the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office at 247-8200 or anyone with any information regarding the identity and whereabouts of these suspects 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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