Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 12-017 (12-014)

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • January 19, 2012
    • Contact Person:
    • Debbie Carter : dcarter@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8059

    Deputies Receive Anonymous Tip

    Deputies make an arrest in robbery attempt.
    • Wednesday
    • January 18, 2012
    • Time: 9:37 AM
    • CVS Pharmacy
    • 704 Dr. Martin Luther King Blvd, West
    • Seffner, FL

    **Update**

    On January 19, 2012 at approximately 1:05 a.m. deputies received an anonymous tip identifying Scott Robinson, DOB 9-25-77 as the individual seen in the surveillance photo. Thanks to the news media, the caller had seen the photo in the media, recognized Robinson and called law enforcement. Deputies responded to address were Robinson was staying and he was taken into custody without incident. Robinson admitted to attempt robbery.

    Suspect:


    Scott Allen Robinson
    DOB:  9/25/1977
    1712 Orange Hills Way
    Brandon, FL

    Details (12-014):

    Hillsborough County Sheriff’s detectives are trying to identify the suspect seen in the surveillance photo. On January 18, 2012 at approximately 9:37 a.m. the suspect entered the CVS and proceeded to the pharmacy where he gave a note to the pharmacist demanding Oxycodone, Roxycodone, or Opanam. The suspect made a threat of violence if he did not receive the medications. While the pharmacist was attempting to retrieve the pills the suspect fled the store. There was no weapon seen or implied and no vehicle seen.

    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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