Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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Release Number: 16-302
- For Immediate Release:
- Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
- June 30, 2016
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Deputies Looking For Knife Wielding Suspect
The victim was able to fight the suspect off at which time the suspect.
- June 28, 2016
- Time: 3:30 AM
- Circa Crossing Drive
- Riverview, Florida
White Hispanic male, 18-23 years, 5'9-5'11”, 180-190 lbs medium build, tan complexion with no facial hair. Hair was in short corn rows. Last seen wearing baggy white t-shirt, dark shorts and black high-top sneakers.
Late model dark color Hyundai Sedan with 4-doors and unknown Florida tag
On June 28, 2016, at approximately 3:30 am, the victim parked his Jeep in the garage at his apartment. As he exited the garage, he heard a door close then looked up to see a Hispanic male walking steadily towards him armed with a carpet knife. The suspect demanded the keys to his vehicle at which time the victim refused. The suspect slashed the knife at the victim, striking his abdomen and causing non-life-threatening injuries. The victim was able to fight the suspect off at which time the suspect fled to an awaiting vehicle, entering the front passenger seat. The vehicle was a late model Hyundai four-door sedan with an unknown Florida tag.
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.