Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 12-369

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • October 3, 2012
    • Contact Person:
    • Larry McKinnon : lmckinno@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8094

    Elderly Victim Robbed At Gunpoint

    Detectives are trying to identify the suspects seen in surveillance photos.
    • Saturday
    • September 8, 2012
    • Time: 1:30 AM
    • Hillsborough County

    Suspect #1:

    • Black Male, 5’10” – 6’, 180-200 lbs. Medium Build. Last seen wearing a black tank shirt, blue jeans and blue boxers and white athletic shoes.

    Suspect #2:

    • Black Male, 5’09” – 5’11”, 170-190 lbs. Medium Build. Last seen wearing a long black t-shirt, brown cargo shorts, tan work boots, and black flat bill cap with design on it.

    Suspect Vehicle Used In Armed Robbery: 

    • Late 1990’s to early 2000’s, 2-dr, red in color with tinted windows, spoiler in rear and sunroof. Right front tire appears to be different than the right rear tire without rims.

    Suspect #3:

    • Black Male, Thin Build. Last seen wearing a white tank top

    Suspect #4:

    • Black Male

    Surveillance Video:


    On September 8, 2012, at approximately 1:30 a.m., the victim left the Hard Rock Casino. The victim got turned around and found himself on an unfamiliar roadway on his way back to St. Petersburg. Shortly afterward, a red in color type sedan vehicle stopped in the middle of the road where one of the occupants exited and approached the victim. The suspect produced a firearm, pointed it at the victim, demanded and obtained his wallet and cell phone.

    The suspects attempted to use the victim’s credit cards at several locations throughout Hillsborough County. Two suspects are seen in surveillance video from Walmart located at 5220 Dale Mabry Hwy North.

    Two additional suspects are seen in surveillance video from Grow Financial Federal Credit Union located at 5250 Busch Boulevard E attempting to use the victim’s credit card.

    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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