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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 15-622

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • December 10, 2015
    • Contact Person:
    • Public Information Office : piooffice@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813-247-8060

    Suspect Wanted For Aggravated Battery

    Suspect brutally attacks victim outside of her workplace.
    • Monday
    • December 7, 2015
    • Time: 10:00 AM
    • 1512 E. Fletcher Avenue
    • Tampa, FL


    Rashidi Abdu Gibson
    DOB: 09/04/75
    4532 W. Lambright St.
    Tampa, FL 33614

    Black Male, 5'7”, 170 lbs., muscular build, bald w/ beard or goatee.

    Active Warrants: Aggravated Battery with Great Bodily Harm

    Suspect Vehicle:

    Suspect Vehicle:
    Possibly driving a white, 4-door BMW 500 series, with Tampa VIP Training on back window. Last seen in a white, Infiniti G37 coupe with tinted windows and a sunroof.


    On December 7, 2015 at approximately 10:00 a.m., within the parking lot of the Cash America Pawn located at 1512 E. Fletcher Av. in Tampa, Rashidi Gibson ambushed and attacked the victim when she arrived at work. While within the vicinity of her vehicle, the defendant actually and intentionally battered the victim by punching and kicking her causing great bodily injury. The victim sustained a broken right orbital bone, a broken nose and a front brain bleed. The victim has a domestic violence injunction against the defendant and the victim and defendant have a child in common.

    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.
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