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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 15-573

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • November 9, 2015
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    • Public Information Office : piooffice@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8060

    Suspect Steals Shoppers Cell Phone

    Deputies want to identify suspect seen in surveillance photo.
    • Friday
    • October 30, 2015
    • Time: 1:57 PM
    • Walmart
    • 2701 Fletcher Avenue
    • Tampa


    Hispanic Male, 25 – 30 years of age, 5'6” - 5'8”, 150 – 170 lbs, goatee, full sleeve tattoo on his right arm. Wearing a blue shirt and black shorts, black hat and sandals.


    On October 30, 2-015 at approximately 1:57 pm, the victim was inside the Walmart shopping. The victim placed his cell phone on the shelf and failed to pick it back up prior to walking to the next aisle. The unknown suspect then observed the cell phone, picked it up and placed it into his pocket and exited the store.

    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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