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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 16-077

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • February 23, 2016
    • Contact Person:
    • Public Information Office : piooffice@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8060

    Suspect Steals Tools From Sears

    He is seen in surveillance photos with $530 worth of merchandise.
    • Thursday
    • February 18, 2016
    • Time: 3:06 PM
    • Sears
    • 2266 Fowler Avenue East
    • Tampa, FL


    White male, late 30's, brown hair, medium build. Last seen wearing a white long sleeve t-shirt, tan shorts, black shoes and eye glasses.


    • White older model pickup  truck.


    On February 18, 2016 at 3:06 pm the suspect walked out of Sears (University Square Mall) without paying for approximately $530 worth of merchandise ( Max Air Turbine Blower, Craftsman Mechanic tool set and Craftsman Socket Wrench set). The suspect threw the items into the bed of a white pick up truck and got into the passengers seat. The truck was being driven by an unidentified white male. The truck fled southbound through the parking lot towards Fowler Avenue.

    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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