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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 17-178

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • April 27, 2017
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    • (813) 247-8060

    Suspects Steal Over $1,500 Worth Of Sunglasses

    Brandon Mall Sunglass Hut hit twice within 5 days.
    • Wednesday
    • April 19, 2017
    • Time: 12:00 AM
    • Sunglass Hut
    • 404 Brandon Town Center Drive
    • Brandon, FL


    Black male, unknown age, 5'10”, medium build, last seen wearing a tan and white checkered shirt, tan pants, a tan hat and tan boots.

    Black male, 22-29 years of age, 5'6”, 170 lbs., last seen wearing black shorts, a red t-shirt, sandals and his dreadlocks in a ponytail.

    Black female, 22-29 years of age, 5'10”, 180 lbs., last seen wearing a short denim jacket, blue shorts, flip flops and carrying a pink purse.

    Black female, 18-21 years of age, 5'5”, 120 lbs., last seen wearing a light green coat, white shirt, sandals and jean shorts.


    On April 19, 2017 at 7:00 p.m., a black male suspect entered the Sunglass Hut located within Brandon Town Center Mall. He proceeded directly to the Versace display, selected two pairs of sunglasses, placed them in his shirt and exited the store without paying for the items. The total value of the two pairs of sunglasses was $635.00.

    On April 23, 2017 at 12:45 p.m., three suspects entered the Sunglass Hut, located within Brandon Town Center Mall, and went in different directions. The male suspect stood at the Versace display, removed three pair of sunglasses and placed them into a large Disney bag. The suspect then exited the store without paying for the items, followed by the two female suspects. The total value of the sunglasses was $973.00.

    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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