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Do you recognize the suspect in surveillance photos?
Hispanic male, 18 – 21 years of age, 140 – 150 lbs, wearing a red hooded sweatshirt, gray t-shirt around neck area, sunglasses, red athletic shorts, and black and white athletic shoes. The suspect was also wearing black “mechanix” brand gloves with beaded grips. Brown curly hair and a thin “chinstrap” beard.
On November 25, 2016 at approximately 12:58 am, the suspect entered the business and confronted the clerk, who was behind the counter, while brandishing a wooden handled kitchen knife. The suspect ordered the victim to open the register drawer, where he took cash. The suspect then forced the victim into the office where he searched, but did not take anything. The suspect grabbed a few packs of cigarettes before leaving. The victim stated that the suspect spoke mostly in Spanish.
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.