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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 16-542

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • December 19, 2016
    • Contact Person:
    • Public Information Office : piooffice@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • (813) 247-8060

    Personal Robbery

    Do you recognize these suspects?
    • Monday
    • December 19, 2016
    • Time: 5:20 AM
    • W. Linebaugh Ave. and N. Dale Mabry Hwy.


    Both suspects have been located in Winter Haven.


    #1 - (driver of vehicle) – Black male, light complexion, black beard, unknown tattoo on right side of neck. Last seen wearing a black hoodie, black knit cap with white lettering and black pants.

    # 2 – (subject with firearm) – Black male, last seen wearing a black sweatshirt, dark blue jeans, white hi-tops, red bandanna tied around neck, camouflage print hat with red bill.


    Black Ford Taurus


    On December 19, 2016 at approximately 5:20 am, five unknown black male suspects approached the victim. One of the male subjects brandished an unknown model firearm and obtained the victim's cell phone and wallet. The five suspects fled the area in a black vehicle (possible Ford Taurus). The vehicle was last seen heading east on Busch Blvd. from Dale Mabry Highway North overpass. Two of the unknown subjects entered the 7-11 store located at 6016 Gunn Highway at approximately 5:27 am. The victim positively identified the two subjects from the 7 – 11 store as the individuals who robbed him.

    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. You must call Crime Stoppers first to be eligible for a reward.
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