Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 12-174

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • May 17, 2012
    • Contact Person:
    • Debbie Carter : dcarter@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8059

    Suspect Brandished A Handgun And Demanded Narcotics

    Detectives are seeking the public's assistance in identifying the man in surveillance photos.
    • Wednesday
    • May 16, 2012
    • Time: 6:07 PM
    • Walgreen's Pharmacy
    • 128 Parsons Avenue East
    • Brandon, Florida

    Suspect:

      
    • White male
    • 55 – 60 years of age
    • 5’5” – 5’10”
    • 150 – 180 lbs., Medium build
    • Gray hair with facial stubble.
    • Wearing a tan ball cap with “CAT” emblem on front, green rain jacket, gray pants and white athletic shoes.

    Details:

    Hillsborough County detectives are attempting to identify the individual observed in the surveillance photo. On May 16, 2012 at approximately 6:07 p.m. the suspect entered the Walgreens located at 128 Parsons Avenue East in Brandon and proceeded to the Pharmacy. He approached the clerk, brandished a handgun and demanded narcotic medication (Oxycodone). The clerk complied and the suspect fled with the pain pills. He fled northwest from the scene on foot.

    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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