Hillsborough County
Chad Chronister, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 16-357

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • July 28, 2016
    • Contact Person:
    • Public Information Office : piocommandcenter@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8060

    Deputies Want To Identify Armed Robbery Suspect

    The suspect pulled a revolver from his pocket and pointed it at the clerk.
    • Wednesday
    • July 27, 2016
    • Time: 2:15 PM
    • Auto Zone
    • 7501 West Hillsborough Avenue
    • Tampa, Florida


    White male, mid 20's to early 30's approximately 6', 190 lbs., facial stubble, last seen wearing a gray baseball cap (TB stitched dark blue color), sunglasses, blue jeans, dark blue t-shirt and black shoes. Carrying a small black color revolver.

    Surveillance Video:


    On July 27, 2016 at 2:15 pm, an unidentified white male suspect entered the Auto Zone and selected an item for purchase. The suspect approached the counter and quietly told the store clerk that he just wanted the money in the register and implied he had a gun in his pocket. Prior to opening the register, the suspect pulled out a small revolver from his right front pocket and pointed it at the clerk.

    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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