Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 14-299

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • August 7, 2014
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    • 813-247-8060

    Detectives Searching For Purse Thief

    Suspect steals woman's purse off counter.
    • Tuesday
    • August 5, 2014
    • Time: 10:51 PM
    • Wawa
    • 5702 W. Waters Ave.
    • Tampa, FL


    White male, 30-49 years of age, 5'8”-5'11”, 170-180 lbs., brown crew cut hair, several tattoos (including a wolf tattoo on his arm). Last seen wearing a dark blue tank top and dark gym shorts.

    Suspect vehicle: Black, four door vehicle


    On August 5, 2014 at 10:51 p.m., the victim placed her purse on the counter and made a purchase. She then left the store, leaving her purse behind. The suspect walked up to the counter, grabbed the purse and left 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).
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