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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 15-634

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • December 16, 2015
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    • Public Information Office : piooffice@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813-247-8060

    Suspects Walk Out Of My Tobbies With Drone

    Suspects steal $800 drone.
    • Friday
    • December 11, 2015
    • Time: 7:07 PM
    • My Tobbies
    • 2218 University Mall
    • Tampa, FL


    #1 - Black male, Gray Fedora hat, glasses, long goatee/beard, wearing a black button up collared shirt, blue jeans and dark loafers.

    #2 - White male, shaved dark hair, short beard, large tattoo on left forearm, large round dark earrings, wearing a white polo shirt, camouflage pants, black Nike slides and carrying a black backpack.


    On December 11, 2015 at approximately 7:06 pm, two male suspects, both approximately 22 - 29 years of age, entered the My Tobbies hobby store in University Mall. Once inside, suspect #1 selected a Horizon Hobby Chroma drone, valued at approximately $799.00 from a shelf. Suspect #1 then walked around the store while suspect #2 watched him through the shelving. Both suspects waited for an employee to walk away from the store entrance, then exited the store together with the drone and without making any attempt to
    purchase the item.

    Anyone with any information reference these suspects is asked to call the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office at 247-8200 or anyone with any information regarding the identity and whereabouts of these suspects 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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