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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 17-341

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • August 7, 2017
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    Shoplifting Suspect Seen In Surveillance Photos

    Suspect fled the store on his bicycle.
    • Tuesday
    • August 1, 2017
    • Time: 11:00 AM
    • Cell Fix Store
    • 1935 East Fletcher Avenue
    • Tampa, Florida



    Black male, approximately 18-25 years of age, 5'8”, 150 lbs, short dark hair. Wearing a gray t-shirt with a basketball player on the front (possibly Michael Jordan), casual tan pants with patches on the front. Riding a dark color bicycle


    On August 1, 2017 at 11:00 am, the unidentified suspect entered the Cell Fix store and asked to see an Apple iPhone 7 plus (valued at $680). The store employee handed the phone to the suspect an after he briefly looked at the phone, he proceeded to put it in his left pant's pocket and flee the store. He got on a bicycle and fled east on East Fletcher 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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