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    Release Number: 17-390

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • August 21, 2017
    • Contact Person:
    • Public Information Office : piocommandcenter@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813-247-8060

    Man Steals Four Cartons Of Cigarettes

    He ran to a waiting car.
    • Saturday
    • August 19, 2017
    • Time: 9:17 AM
    • Walgreens
    • 13317 North Boulevard
    • Tampa, Florida



    Black male, approximately 25 – 30 years of age, full beard, thin build, wearing a black t-shirt, black baseball cap, light blue jeans and black sneakers.


    White older model sedan (possibly a Buick)


    On August 19, 2017 at approximately 9:17 am, the unknown suspect entered the Walgreens, and asked for 4 cartons of cigarettes. He acted as if he was going to pay by swiping a card, while the cashier bagged the cigarettes. After the cashier was finished bagging, the suspect grabbed the bag and ran out of the store without paying. The clerk followed behind him and observed the suspect get into the passenger side of a white sedan and head east on Fletcher Avenue. The vehicle had a stolen Florida tag.

    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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