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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 16-491

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • November 16, 2016
    • Contact Person:
    • Public Information Office : piocommandcenter@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8060

    Suspect Cleaning Up His Christmas Shopping

    Suspect seen stealing Dyson vacuums.
    • Wednesday
    • October 26, 2016
    • Time: 2:48 PM
    • Target
    • 11627 West Hillsborough Avenue
    • Tampa, Florida


    • White male, 25 – 35 years of age, mustache and beard, wearing a light color t-shirt, blue shorts, blue baseball cap.


    • Ford F150 Extended Cab, Black in color with a chrome bumper


    Between October 26 and October 28, 2016, an unknown white male suspect entered the Target store on two separate occasions. Once inside, the suspect placed Dyson vacuums inside of a shopping cart and forcefully removed the wire off of the boxes. The suspect pushed the shopping cart containing the vacuums past all points of sale. Once outside, the suspect loaded the vacuums into a waiting Ford F150 driven by an unknown suspect.

    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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