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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 17-816

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • December 15, 2017
    • Contact Person:
    • Public Information Office : piocommandcenter@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813-247-8060

    Armed Business Robbery

    The suspect fled on a bright green mountain bicycle.
    • Wednesday
    • December 13, 2017
    • Time: 12:00 AM
    • Murphy's Gas Station
    • 9023 Gibsonton Drive
    • Gibsonton, Florida



    White male, 5'07”, thin build, unknown hair color
    Last seen wearing Gray Hooded Jacket, khaki pants, black sneakers, gray mask on face while carrying a camouflage bag.

    Vehicle: Bright green, small framed mountain bike

    Weapon: Small silver handgun



    A man wearing a face mask and hooded sweatshirt robbed the Murphy's Gas Station at 9023 Gibsonton Drive at gun point the morning of December 13.  A clerk was working behind the counter around 3:45 a.m. when the unknown, white male pointed a silver handgun at him. The suspect demanded the clerk put all of the money from the cash register in a bag the suspect brought with him.  The robber got away on a small mountain bicycle with an undisclosed amount of cash.  The clerk was unharmed.

    Anyone with any information in reference to the suspect is asked to call the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office at 813-247-8200.  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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