Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 12-188

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • May 30, 2012
    • Contact Person:
    • Debbie Carter : dcarter@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813-247-8059

    Armed Suspects Rob Restaurant

    Detectives asking for help in identifying suspects seen in surveillance video.
    • New China Restaurant
    • 775 West Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
    • Seffner, FL

    Surveillance Video:


    #1 – Black male, late teens/20’s, 5’10 – 6’, 140 – 150 lbs., medium build, medium length black hair, wearing a light purple bandanna and purple tank top.

    #2 – Black male, late teens/20’s, 5’10 " - 6’, 140 – 150 lbs., medium build, wearing a purple hoodie, purple tank top and beige shorts.

    #3 – Black male, late teens/20’s, 5’10 – 6’, 140 – 150 lbs., medium build, wearing a black hoodie, purple t-shirt, black and white sports gloves.


    Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office detectives are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the suspects seen in the surveillance video. On May 26, 2012 at approximately 10:47 p.m., just before closing, the three suspects entered the business. Two suspects were armed with handguns. The suspects demanded money out the cash drawer. After obtaining an undisclosed amount of cash, the suspects fled on foot from the scene.

    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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