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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 19-178

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Affairs Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • April 24, 2019
    • Contact Person:
    • Public Affairs Office : piocommandcenter@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8060

    Home Invasion

    The homeowner fired one round, which hit one of the suspects.
    • Thursday
    • April 25, 2019
    • Time: 3:07 PM
    • 7000 Block of Lawnview Court

    Suspect Vehicle:

     
    It appears to be a Dodge Dakota or a similar model.  Anyone with information is asked to call HCSO detectives at (813) 247-8200.
     

    Suspect:

    White/Hispanic Spanish-speaking male(s), wearing a dark-colored face mask. Medium build. Medium height.

    Details:

    The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office is searching two suspects connected to a home invasion early Wednesday morning.

    On Wednesday, April 24, 2019, at approximately 3:11 a.m., deputies were called to a home in the 7000 block of Lawnview Court for a report of a robbery/home invasion. Once on scene, the victims told deputies that two suspects broke in the front door and came into their home. The homeowner, who had armed himself with a shotgun, confronted the suspects.  The homeowner fired one round, which hit one of the suspects. The suspects ran out of the home and were last seen heading eastbound toward Hanley Road.

    Anyone with information in reference to this incident is asked to call the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office at 813-247-8200. In order to be eligible for a cash reward, 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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