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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 16-040

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • February 3, 2016
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    • 813/247-8060

    Business Burglary

    Suspect seen in surveillance video breaking into the business.
    • Friday
    • January 22, 2016
    • Time: 4:28 AM
    • Uncle Fats Tavern
    • 124 W. Fletcher Avenue
    • Tampa


    • White Male, 50 years, 5'10”, 150 lbs.
    • Last seen wearing white t-shirt with dark jeans.
    • Possible tattoo around both biceps.


    On January 22,2016 at approximately 4:28 am, an unknown suspect entered Uncle Fats Tavern located at 124 W. Fletcher Avenue in Tampa. The suspect broke the front glass door with what appears to be a wrench. Once inside the suspect removed a coin machine and fled the business on foot.

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

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