Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 14-206

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • June 5, 2014
    • Contact Person:
    • Public Information Office : piooffice@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8060

    Armed Robbery

    Detectives are asking for the publics assistance in identifying suspect.
    • Wednesday
    • June 4, 2014
    • Time: 6:06 AM
    • Burger King
    • 3911 Van Dyke Road
    • Tampa

    Suspect:

    Black or Hispanic Male, 20's-30's, 6'2”, 170-180 lbs, Thin build, Light Brown Eyes
    Last seen wearing black long sleeve shirt, blue jeans, black boots, white latex gloves, black bandanna covering nose and mouth and wearing chef style hat.

    Weapon: Black semi-automatic handgun

    Unknown if suspect fled in a vehicle, bicycle or on foot.

    Details:

    On June 4, 2014 at 6:06 am., the suspect entered the Burger King located at 3911 Van Dyke Road. The suspect approached the Manager pointing a black semi-automatic hand gun at her. The suspect forced the manager behind the counter where two other employees were present. The suspect then told the two employees to empty the cash drawers. The suspect then took the manager into the office where he had her open the safe. The suspect then took the undisclosed amount of US currency along with the victims' cell phones and exited the store. Prior to fleeing in a northeast direction, the suspect dropped the victims' cell phones near the back door of 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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