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- Female, age 24
- Black male, approximately 20 – 30 years of age. Approximately 5’9”, thin build. Wearing a dark color baseball cap, dark color shirt and blue jeans.
On December 7, 2013 at approximately 6:30 p.m. the female victim returned to her residence and was unloading groceries from her vehicle when an unknown suspect grabbed the victim from behind, placed an unknown black in color semi-automatic handgun to the left side of her head and demanded money. The suspect removed a credit card from the victim’s left front pocket and fled in a dark color SUV.
Approximately one hour later the stolen credit card was used at Perry’s Barbecue within the University Square Mall. A black male was observed using the stolen credit card and was accompanied by three other black males, one of which matched the suspect description from the personal robbery.
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).