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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 15-036

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • January 21, 2015
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    Post Office Armed Robbery Suspect Arrested

    The man fled without getting any money or property.
    • Tuesday
    • January 20, 2015
    • Time: 12:00 AM
    • US Post Office
    • 219 Flamingo Drive
    • Apollo Beach

    Suspect:


    Christopher Robert Waits
    DOB: 8-24-83
    15030 McGrady Road
    Wimauma,

    Charge:

    • Armed Robbery

    Details:

    On January 20, 2015 at noon, the suspect entered the Apollo Beach Post Office and demanded money from the victim, who is employed by the Post Office. The suspect displayed a folding knife during this incident. The victim removed the cash drawer and ran out the rear of the business. The suspect fled the business through the front door without getting any money or property. The suspect was identified and arrested at his residence. Deputies recovered the folding knife and shirt that the suspect was wearing at the time of the incident.
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