Hillsborough County
Chad Chronister, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 15-209

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • April 17, 2015
    • Contact Person:
    • Public Information Office : piooffice@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8060

    HCSO Public Safety Notice

    Detectives want to strongly urge parents to immediately notify law enforcement anytime their children are approached by any individual(s) who unlawfully approach, solicit, entice to remove or have any other unusual contact with their children.

    • Monday
    • April 6, 2015
    • Time: 12:00 AM
    • Lakewood Drive and Brandon Trace Avenue

    Suspect:

    Black Male, 22-29 years old, 6', 190 lbs, stocky build, long dreads to the center of his back.

    Last seen wearing what appeared to be a fast food restaurant uniform.

    Details:

    Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office is issuing a public safety notice in reference to an incident that occurred on April 6, 2015 at 6:08 am. at a school bus stop located on the corner of Lakewood Drive and Brandon Trace Avenue in Brandon.

    The incident reported by the parents of the victim nearly week after it occurred, involved the suspect approaching the victim at her bus stop and asking her several times if she wanted to have a sex.

    The suspect continued getting closer to the victim but backed away as the school bus arrived. The suspect rode away southbound from the bus stop on an unknown make and color bicycle.

    Detectives want to strongly urge parents to immediately notify law enforcement anytime their children are approached by any individual(s)who unlawfully approach, solicit, entice to remove or have any other unusual contact with their children.

    Anyone with any information reference this 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 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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