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    Release Number: 16-339

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • July 15, 2016
    • Contact Person:
    • Public Information Office : piocommandcenter@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8060

    Suspect Steals $20,000 Necklace

    The suspect then jumped over the counter and snatched the necklace from the drawer.
    • Thursday
    • July 14, 2016
    • Time: 8:19 PM
    • M/N Jewelers @ University Square Mall
    • 2200 Fowler Avenue East
    • Tampa, Florida

    Suspect:

      
    Black male, approximately 5'7”, 180 lbs, gray t-shirt, black baseball cap and sunglasses.

    Vehicle:

    • White GMC pick up truck (found abandoned)

    Details:

    On July 14, 2016 at approximately 8:19 pm, an unidentified black male suspect entered the M/N Jewelers located within the University Square Mall. The suspect was inquiring about a Cuban link necklace valued at approximately $20,000. The suspect then jumped over the counter and snatched the necklace from the drawer. The suspect then jumped back over the counter and fled to an awaiting U-Hall GMC pick up truck. The truck fled north bound towards 22nd Street North. The truck was found abandoned in the area of 132nd Avenue East and 22nd Street North.


    (Cuban link chain. Not actual piece of jewelry stolen.)

    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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