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Black male, 6'2”, 190-200 lbs., 20-26 years of age, goatee. Last seen wearing an orange t-shirt with the words “Three Point Layup” on it and black athletic shorts.
Suspect vehicle: '06-'08 Red/Maroon Chevrolet Impala with dark, tinted windows.
On July 8, 2014 at 5:45 p.m., the 62-year-old victim was walking through the parking lot at Regency Square, 2490 W. Brandon Blvd., when a black male suspect attacked her. He tried to steal her purse and a struggle ensued. The suspect knocked the victim to the ground, where he punched and kicked the victim about her body and face. He forcefully removed the victim's purse and ran away. The suspect was observed getting into a vehicle and fleeing west on Grand Regency Blvd. The suspect was later captured on video surveillance at nearby department stores, using the victim's credit card. The victim sustained broken bones and numerous contusions/bruises.
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).