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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 17-184

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • May 2, 2017
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    Suspect Steals $500 Vacuum From Lowe's

    Suspect showed cashier old receipt and cashier deactivated security device.
    • Monday
    • February 27, 2017
    • Time: 3:22 PM
    • Lowe's
    • 12901 N Dale Mabry Hwy
    • Tampa, FL


    Hispanic male, 30-40 years of age, dark-colored hair, mustache. Last seen wearing a light blue shirt, white patterned shorts and sneakers.


    On February 27, 2017 at 3:22 p.m., the pictured suspect entered the Lowe's, located at 12901 N Dale Mabry Hwy., with a box that contained a Dyson vacuum and made a return for cash. The suspect then grabbed another Dyson vacuum from within the store and proceeded to exit the store with the vacuum. The alarm sounded when the suspect attempted to leave, so the suspect showed the cashier a receipt, the cashier deactivated the security device and allowed the suspect to leave.

    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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