Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 12-368

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • October 2, 2012
    • Contact Person:
    • Larry McKinnon : lmckinno@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8094

    Suspects Rob Hotel Clerk At Gunpoint

    Detectives are seeking the public's assistance in identifying armed robbery suspects.
    • Sunday
    • September 30, 2012
    • Time: 10:46 PM
    • La Quinta Inn
    • 4811 U.S. Highway 301 North
    • Tampa, Florida

    Suspect #1:

    • Black Male
    • 20-30 years
    • 5’10”-6’2”
    • 180 lbs., Thin/Medium build.
    • Last seen wearing black bandana over face, black hooded sweatshirt with white writing on the front, black shorts.

    Suspect #2:

    • Black Male
    • 20-30 years
    • 5’10”-6’2”
    • 180 lbs., Thin/Medium build.
    • Last seen wearing black shirt covering face, white long sleeve sweater, white socks for gloves, black shorts, black socks and black shoes.


    • Pump shotgun, black with brown stock.

    Surveillance Video:


    On September 30, 2012, at approximately 10:46 p.m., two unknown black males entered the La Quinta Inn at 4811 US Hwy 301 North armed with a shotgun. The suspect wearing the long sleeve white sweater jumped the counter and demanded money from the clerk. He removed an undisclosed amount of US currency from the cash register. The suspect wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and black bandana over his face stood at the counter with the shotgun pointed at the clerk.

    Both suspects fled the scene in an unknown direction by unknown means.

    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 this 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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