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David Gee, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 13-378

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • September 19, 2013
    • Contact Person:
    • Public Information Office : piooffice@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813-247-8060

    Suspect Breaks Into Two Businesses In Broad Daylight

    Detectives are searching for the burglary suspect seen in the surveillance video.
    • Tuesday
    • September 17, 2013
    • Time: 7:10 AM
    • Prestige African Braiding & Martha's Image Hair Studio
    • Hillsborough County


    White male, 5'6”-5'10”, 160-180 lbs., thin build, dark hair, possible mustache and goatee. Last seen wearing dark pants, a gray t-shirt, black shoes and a black baseball cap.

    Vehicle: 2012 or 2013, silver 4-door Hyundai Elantra


    On September 17, 2013, between 7:10 a.m. and 7:45 a.m., a white male suspect used a tire iron to smash and remove the glass from the front door of two hair salons. The first incident occurred at Prestige African Braiding, located at 13918 N. Florida Ave. at approximately 7:10 a.m. The suspect entered the business, but did not take anything. The suspect then proceeded north and burglarized Martha's Image Hair Studio, located at 18125 U.S. 41 at approximately 7:45 a.m. The suspect entered the business, and left with some cash he found inside.

    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).
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