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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 16-495

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • November 18, 2016
    • Contact Person:
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    • 813/247-8060

    Robbery - Home Invasion

    One suspect held the victims at gun point in the living room while the second suspect stole a wallet.
    • Tuesday
    • November 15, 2016
    • Time: 1:40 AM
    • 2702 Bruce B Downs Boulevard
    • Tampa, Florida


    #1: Black Male, approximately 5'8"-5'10", large build, wearing dark sweatpants, gray shoes, black hoodie, black leather gloves, and black ski mask.

    #2: Black Male, approximately 5'8"-5'10", medium build, with dark jeans, black shoes, black USF hoodie, green USF skull cap, black gloves with white skeleton hand, Vendetta mask, and black back pack with yellow/green straps.

    #3: Unknown driver of vehicle.

    Unknown black handguns.

    Surveillance Photos:



    On 11/15/16 at approximately 1:40 am, two unknown black male suspects knocked on the victim's apartment door, 2702 Bruce B Downs Boulevard in Tampa, with 5 USF students/victims inside. When one of the victims answered the door, the two suspects forced their way inside the apartment, each with unknown type handguns.

    One suspect held the victims at gun point in the living room while the second suspect entered only one room and removed one of the victim's wallets, which contained $300. After only being in the apartment for 30 seconds, the suspects fled the property on foot to the business parking lot to the south, where an unknown black sedan driven by an unknown 3rd suspect picks up the suspects and travels towards Bruce B Downs Boulevard to an unknown destination.

    When deputies arrived on scene, there was a strong odor of marijuana emanating from the apartment.

    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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