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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 16-227

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • May 20, 2016
    • Contact Person:
    • Public Information Office : piocommandcenter@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8060

    Victim's Purse Stolen While She Unloaded Her Golf Bag

    Suspect used victim's credit cards within one hour of the theft.
    • Friday
    • May 6, 2016
    • Time: 11:30 AM
    • Countryway Golf Club
    • 11111 Waters Avenue West
    • Tampa, Florida


    Hispanic male, 25 – 30 years of age, wearing a black hat with red emblems and dark color long sleeve shirt.


    4-door tan or gold sedan with dark tint.


    Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office detectives are asking for the public's assistance in identifying the suspect in the surveillance photo. On May 6, 2016, the victim had placed her purse on her vehicle while she was unloaded her golf bag. During that time, an unknown suspect removed the purse and within an hour of the theft, the suspect used multiple debit and credit cards belonging to the victim at multiple locations. The suspect bought over $300 worth of baby clothes at Ross department store and also purchased baby items at Walmart.

    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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