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On December 27, 2013, a tipster contacted HCSO and stated the guy seen on the news who robbed the Boost Mobile was staying in a hotel near I-4 in Seffner. Detectives responded to the hotel and located and arrested Cook without incident. Cook was booked into the Orient Road Jail. There is no information at this time that Cook has been involved in any other local robberies.
Maxwell T. Cook
5302 Cooks Cove Lane
Plant City, FL
On December 23, 2013 just after 1:30 pm, an unidentified man entered the Boost Mobile store and threatened to kill the store clerk if she did not hand over all the cash from the cash register. The suspect never displayed or implied he had a weapon but out of fear the clerk turned over an undisclosed amount of money from the register. The suspect took the cash and fled the store.
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).