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#1 – White male, mid 20's, 5'8” - 5'9”, thin build, short dark hair, thin goatee, gold on lower teeth, wearing blue baseball hat and cut off blue jeans. (Driver of gold Lincoln)
Gold Lincoln 4 door, mid 2000's, no window tint.
#2 – Hispanic male, mid 20's, 5'6” - 5'7”, medium build, short dark hair, facial stubble, piercing in one or both eyebrows and possibly in tongue, wearing light in color shorts and dark shirt at time of incident (driver of Black Honda)
Black Honda Accord (possible 4 door), mid 2000's, possibly lowered, tinted windows, black painted hubcaps.
On June 30, 2016 at approximately 5:10 pm, three juveniles were seated in a car at the Heather Lakes Park when the two above described suspect arrived and parked behind the victims. An unknown white male suspect wearing a black and/or white mask or bandanna over his face exited the gold Lincoln with a shotgun, and an unknown Hispanic male wearing a black and/or blue bandanna exited the black Honda (unarmed). The two suspects opened the left rear door of the juveniles' vehicle and began striking the rear passenger, both with hands and with the stock of the shotgun. The two suspects forcibly removed the rear passenger's wallet containing U.S. Currency and his driver's license. As the rear passenger attempted to defend himself the facial coverings worn by both suspects became removed, allowing two of the victims to obtain the above listed descriptions.
Upon viewing the shotgun, the front passenger fled on foot towards the shopping plaza located on the southeast corner of Lumsden Road and Providence Road, and the suspects gave chase in the listed vehicles. The fleeing front passenger entered one of the businesses located in the plaza, followed by the white male and Hispanic male suspects who struck him several times before fleeing in the listed vehicles.
The gold Lincoln had also been occupied by an unknown Hispanic female who possibly had faded red dyed hair, and who appeared to have been armed with a black unknown make/model handgun (she never exited the vehicle). The black Honda had also been occupied by an unknown black male (never exited the vehicle).
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.