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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 16-236

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • May 26, 2016
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    • 813/247-8060

    Thief Smashes Car Window To Steal Purse

    Suspect uses victim's credit card at a nearby gas station.
    • Saturday
    • May 21, 2016
    • Time: 11:00 AM
    • Youfit
    • 1104 East Fowler Avenue
    • Tampa, Florida


    Black Male, 5'11”, 175 lbs. Last seen wearing a white t-shirt, black gym shorts, white ankle socks and black nike sandals


    • Newer model, silver Ford F150 pickup truck


    On May 21, 2016, at approximately 11:00 am, a suspect shattered the rear passenger side window of the victim's vehicle in the parking lot of the Youfit gym. While inside of the vehicle, the suspect removed the victim's purse which contained her wallet and credit cards. One of those credit cards were utilized at the Shell Gas Station located at 1451 East 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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