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Detectives are seeking to identify two suspects seen in surveillance photos.
- Black male, unknown age, 6’ – 6’2”, thin build. Wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt with a chain design across the front and an attached zip up hockey style mask, black glove on left hand, long dark shorts, and tan “Timberland” work boots.
- Black male, unknown age, 5’10” – 6’, medium build. Wearing a dark bandana with paisley print on head, dark bandana across lower face, dark color long sleeve t-shirt, gloves, long dark pants and dark athletic shoes. Armed with a small caliber revolver.
Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office detectives are investigating two armed robberies that occurred during the early morning hours on July 22, 2013.
At approximately 12:07 a.m. two unknown suspects entered the Circle K Store located at 812 Lumsden Road East in Valrico and confronted the clerk. The suspects demanded cash and lottery tickets. The clerk complied and the suspects fled with an undisclosed amount of cash, lottery tickets and a donation jar from the counter.
At approximately 2:15 a.m. the same date, suspect dressed in similar attire entered the 7-Eleven Store located at 4301 Ehrlich Road. The clerk fled to the cooler and hid upon seeing them. The suspects took an undisclosed amount of lottery tickets and cigarettes prior to fleeing the scene on foot.
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).