Hillsborough County
Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 15-503

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • October 1, 2015
    • Contact Person:
    • Public Information Office : piooffice@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8060

    Suspect Brandished A Hammer

    Suspect seen in surveillance photos casing the business.
    • Wednesday
    • September 30, 2015
    • Time: 1:19 PM
    • Value Pawn
    • 8025 Hillsborough Avenue West
    • Tampa


    White Male, 5'10”, 180 lbs., early 30's, trimmed auburn colored beard.
    Last seen wearing white button down shirt, Tampa Bay Rays hat, light blue jeans.


    Stolen Necklace:


    • No vehicle observed.


    On September 30, 2015 at approximately 1:19 pm, an unidentified white male suspect entered the Value Pawn located at 8025 Hillsborough Avenue West in Tampa. The suspect covered his face with what appeared to be a nylon mask. The suspect then brandished a hammer and shattered a section of the jewelry case. The suspect removed a gold chain necklace. The suspect then fled the scene.

    The suspect was captured on surveillance footage casing the store prior to the incident. 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 send a mobile tip using our Tipsubmit Mobile application, which is a free download for iPhones, iPads and Droids.
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