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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 19-207

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Affairs Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • May 11, 2019
    • Contact Person:
    • Public Affairs Office : piocommandcenter@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8060

    Interference With Child Custody

    The children in this matter have both been located and are in safe custody.
    • Saturday
    • May 11, 2019
    • Time: 12:00 AM
    • Hillsborough County

    Update:

    The children in this matter have both been located and are in safe custody. Tawfik Dimion Hart Is still at large. Anyone with information as to Hart's location is asked to call HCSO using 911 or 813-247-8200 our non-emergency line.

    Suspect:

    Tawfik Dimion Hart
    DOB: 03-14-1985
    Black Male, Approximately 5'7", 194 Pounds

    Vehicle:
    2008 Cadillac Deville
    Georgia Tag RMV7486
    White with Red Roof

    Charges:   Burglary with Battery x 1 and Interference with child custody x 1

    Details:

    HCSO Detectives are searching for Tawfik Dimion Hart after he broke into a home where his biological daughter was staying and forcefully removed her from the residence. Hart broke into a home near Jackson Springs Road, grabbed Janessa Carolyn Hart (06-06-2010) and shoved another subject out of the way while attempting to flee. Hart is possibly fleeing to Tifton County, Georgia.  Besides, Janessa, Hart also has his ten-month old son, Tawfik Dimion Hart, Jr. (07-15-2018) with him. The children are not believed to be in any danger and there is no court ordered restrictions against Hart with regards to his children.

    Anyone with information as to Hart's location is asked to call HCSO using 911 or 813-247-8200 our non-emergency line.


     
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