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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 16-374

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • August 8, 2016
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    • 813/247-8060

    Shoplifting Duo Seen In Surveillance Photos

    One of the suspects was confronted by an employee but refused to stop.
    • Saturday
    • July 30, 2016
    • Time: 7:30 PM
    • Walmart
    • 7011 West Waters Avenue
    • Tampa, Florida


    #1 – Hispanic/White male, 22-29 years of age, 6', muscular build, wearing sunglasses, red baseball cap, black t-shirt, blue gym shorts and white athletic shoes.

    #2 – Hispanic/White male, 22-29 years of age, 5'10”, thin build, wearing black baseball cap, white t-shirt, black gym shorts, carrying a black shoulder bag


    • Acura TL, silver in color


    On July 30, 2016, at 7:30 pm, two Hispanic males entered the store and walked back to the electronics department together. They looked at several items and then left the area. Subject #1 returned with a shopping cart and “staged” the items the two were looking at earlier. He then left the area. Subject #2 returned and removed the merchandise. He then passed off the items to subject #1 and subject #2 exited the store without any merchandise. Subject #1 concealed the items in a Walmart bag he brought into the store with him, and exited the store without paying for the merchandise in his possession. An employee confronted him, but he refused to stop. The suspects fled the scene in an Acura TL, silver in color. Stolen items a Galaxy Prevail Cell phone, a Roku4 stick, and a MyBook computer storage unit. Value of stolen items is $364.00

    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 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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