Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 12-010

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • January 13, 2012
    • Contact Person:
    • Debbie Carter : dcarter@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813-247-8059

    Suspect Identity Sought

    Suspect caught on surveillance robbing station.
    • Wednesday
    • January 12, 2011
    • Time: 12:00 AM
    • Hess Station
    • 17102 Highway 41 North
    • Lutz, FL

    Suspect:

     
    • White male
    • Possibly HIspanic
    • 50 - 65 years of age
    • 230-250 lbs.
    • Large build
    • Salt and Pepper hair
    • Dark mustache
    • Wearing a blue or green t-shirt with gray sleeves and blue jeans

    Vehicle:

    • White
    • Older model
    • Full size Ford Pick Up Truck
    • Extended Cab
    • Possible third door
    • Diamond Plated tool boxes along both side rails in the bed of the truck

    Details:

    Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office detectives are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect seen in the surveillance photos.

    On January 12, 2012 at approximately 5:28 p.m., the suspect entered the Hess station and brandished a knife. He demanded the clerk to open the cash register. The clerk complied and the suspect removed an undisclosed amount of cash from the drawer. As the suspect fled the store, he dropped a pair of prescription glasses.
    He entered the passenger side of the above described vehicle and fled the scene westbound on Crenshaw Lake Road. There is no description of the driver of the vehicle.

    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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