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Woman steals items from JCPenney, then confronts loss prevention with a large knife.
White female, 30-49 years of age, 5'6”, 170 lbs., heavy set, blonde hair and blue eyes. Last seen wearing a black jacket, a light pink t-shirt, dark green pants and sneakers.
Suspect Vehicle: Gold, 4-door, Chrysler PT Cruiser.
Weapon: Large silver knife with 6” blade.
On January 27, 2014 between 7:55 p.m. and 8:04 p.m., a white female suspect was at the JCPenney store located at 331 Brandon Town Center Drive in Brandon. She selected several different items of shoes and clothing and exited the store without paying for the items. When confronted by the loss prevention officer, the suspect dropped the merchandise and produced a large silver knife with a 6” blade. The loss prevention officer disengaged and the suspect fled the scene in a gold Chrysler PT Cruiser.
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).