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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 16-496

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • November 18, 2016
    • Contact Person:
    • Public Information Office : piocommandcenter@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8060

    Cell Phone Theft

    Suspects did not want to wait for Black Friday specials.
    • Tuesday
    • November 15, 2016
    • Time: 5:45 PM
    • AT&T
    • 217 Brandon Town Center Drive
    • Tampa, Florida


    #1 – Black male, 18 – 25 years of age, 5'9” - 6', 150 – 170 lbs., short black hair, black beard/mustache. Last seen wearing black beanie cap, black sweatshirt, black sweatpants, white athletic shoes.

    #2 – Black male, 18 – 25 years of age, 5'6” - 5'9”, 150 – 170 lbs., short black hair, clean shaven. Last seen wearing a black beanie cap, gray sweatshirt and gray sweatpants.


    On November 15, 2016 at approximately 5:45 pm, two unknown black male suspects entered the AT&T store and removed three cell phones on display near the entrance. The suspects fled on foot north towards Target. Value of stolen phones is estimated at $2,320.

    Anyone with any information reference these suspects is asked to call the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office at 247-8200 or anyone with any information regarding the identity and whereabouts of these suspects 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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