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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 17-402

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • August 22, 2017
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    Suspect Ripped Victim's Necklace From His Neck

    The suspect fled on a dark colored bicycle.
    • Saturday
    • August 19, 2017
    • Time: 6:30 AM
    • Marathon Gas Station
    • 1444 East Fletcher Avenue
    • Tampa, Florida



    Black male, approximately 22 – 29 years of age, approximately 5'10” - 6 ft., 190 – 215 lbs., shoulder length dreadlocks, wearing a white tank top, long jean shorts, black sandals.



    On August 19, 2017 at approximately 6:30 am, while in the parking lot of the Marathon Gas Station, the suspect ripped the victim's necklace from his neck and fled with the necklace. The victim gave chase to the suspect, but was unable to locate the suspect.  The suspect was riding a dark colored bicycle and fled north on North 15th Street.

    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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