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Between March 13, 2013 and April 17, 2013, suspects burglarized over 55 vehicles within the Seffner, Brandon and Valrico areas. These suspects entered the vehicles via unlocked doors or by breaking the windows. The suspects removed various electronics like cell phones and laptops. Citizens are encouraged to secure their valuables out of plain sight and lock their vehicles.
For more vehicle safety tips, visit http://www.hcso.tampa.fl.us/Articles/Articles/Lock-It-Up!.aspx.
The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office has obtained a surveillance video that shows a male suspect wearing dark clothing burglarizing 3 vehicles within the Lake Shore Ranch subdivision, located near Wheeler Rd. and Seffner Valrico Rd.
Anyone with any information reference the suspect(s) 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(s) 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).