Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 14-236

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • June 20, 2014
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    • 813/247-8060

    Suspects Steal $1,350 Camera

    Deputies are seeking the public's assistance in identifying suspects seen on surveillance.
    • Saturday
    • May 24, 2014
    • Time: 7:12 PM
    • Best Buy
    • 12675 Citrus Plaza Drive
    • Tampa

    Suspects:

     
    1. White male, 25-30 years of age, 5'8” and 165 lbs. Last seen wearing a ball cap, a white button-down shirt and cut up blue jeans.

     
    2. White male, 22-29 years of age, 5'10” and 160 lbs. Last seen wearing a black ball cap, a blue plaid long-sleeve shirt and white shorts.

    Details:

    On May 24, 2014 at 7:12 p.m., Suspect #1 entered the Best Buy located at 12675 Citrus Plaza Drive. He approached the counter containing numerous digital cameras secured via cable lock devices. Suspect #1 is seen on surveillance video cutting the cable lock to a Canon EOS 70 SLR digital camera, valued at approximately $1,349.99. Suspect #1 leaves the camera in place and walks away from the counter while a store employee silences the alarm that went off when the cable was cut. A short time later, Suspect # 2 enters the store and approaches the same camera counter. Suspect #2 conceals the unsecured camera and is seen exiting the store with it. The two suspects fled the store undetected.

    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).

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