Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 13-463

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • November 25, 2013
    • Contact Person:
    • Public Information Office : piooffice@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8060

    Armed Robbery

    Detectives are seeking the public's assistance in identifying armed robbery suspects.
    • Friday
    • November 22, 2013
    • Time: 4:50 PM
    • International Diamond Center
    • 10330 Dale Mabry Hwy N
    • Tampa

    Suspect #1:

    • Black male, 5'10", 240 lbs., mid/late 30's.
    • Last seen wearing a black baseball cap (possibly Philadelphia Eagles), green long sleeve knit sweater, blue jeans and large sunglasses.

    Suspect #2:

    • Hispanic male (or light skinned black male) 6', 200 lbs,. mid/late 30's.
    • Last seen wearing a blue baseball cap, black hoodie with a large logo on front, black pants and black gloves.


    • Black older model Volkswagon Jetta

    Possible Associates:

    • Photos from 7-Eleven Gas Station located at 12902 Newsome Road in Dover.
    • At approximately 6:03 p.m., the victim's credit card was used at a 7-Eleven gas pump.


    The suspects entered the International Diamond Center, suspect #1 was armed with a 9mm handgun and ordered the employees to the ground. Meanwhile, suspect #2 used a mini sledge hammer to break the glass and remove several Rolex watches and diamonds. Suspect #1 fired his 9mm handgun one time just prior to fleeing the business. The bullet struck the ground and ricocheted through an office window. Suspect #1 also took the wallet of one of the employees. No one was injured.

    The suspects fled in the above described vehicle. At approximately 6:03 p.m., the victim/employee's credit card was used at a 7-11 gas pump located at 12902 Newsome Road in Dover.

    Anyone with any information reference the suspects, is asked to call the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office at 247-8200. If you wish to remain anonymous and be eligible for a cash reward, you can call Crime Stoppers of Tampa Bay at 1-800-873-8477.
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