Hillsborough County
Chad Chronister, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 16-368

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • August 3, 2016
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    • Public Information Office : piocommandcenter@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8060

    Theft of iPhone

    The suspect picked up the phone the victim mistakenly left on counter.
    • Wednesday
    • July 27, 2016
    • Time: 7:47 PM
    • Lowe's
    • 12901 North Dale Mabry Highway
    • Tampa, Florida


    White male, 40 – 50 years of age, 5'7” - 5'10”, 200 lbs., last seen wearing a gray shirt, black shorts and black shoes.


    On July 27, 2016, at approximately 7:47 pm, the victim mistakenly left his Apple iPhone 6s at the check out counter at Lowes. An unknown white male suspect, who was behind the victim in the checkout isle, removed the phone from the counter after the victim left. The unknown suspect was accompanied by another unknown white male who exited the store in an unknown direction with the phone.

    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 P3 Tips Mobile application, which is a free download for iPhones, iPads and Droids. You must call Crime Stoppers first to be eligible for a reward.
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