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Detectives are searching for two suspects responsible for an armed robbery in Riverview.
1. White Hispanic male, 18-20 years of age, 5'8”, 170-190 lbs. Last seen wearing a red hooded sweatshirt with “Aeropostale” in white lettering, a dark bandana over his face, dark blue jeans and blacks shoes with red trim on bottom.
2. White Hispanic male, approximately 20 years of age, 5'10”-5'11”, 240 lbs., armed with a black semi-automatic handgun with a silver barrel. Last seen wearing a blue hooded sweatshirt with white “Zuhag” monkey swag logo on front, dark bandana over his face, dark pants and gray sneakers.
On January 16, 2014 at 3:26 a.m., two unknown white Hispanic males entered the Circle K located at 11401 Hwy 301 S. in Riverview demanding money. One suspect went directly to the office and attempted to enter, but it was locked. The other suspect, armed with a black handgun, went behind the counter and collected an undisclosed amount of currency and Newport cigarettes and placed them into a black duffel bag. Both suspects fled the store northbound on foot and then west on Symmes Road.
This robbery appears similar to another robbery which occurred on January 13, 2014 at the Radiant Food Store located at 2801 50th Street S. in Tampa.
Anyone with any information reference these suspects is asked to call the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office at 247-8200 or anyone with any information regarding the identity and whereabouts of these suspects 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).