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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 17-047

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • February 7, 2017
    • Contact Person:
    • Public Information Office : piooffice@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • (813) 247-8060

    Do You Recognize These Suspects?

    Detectives searching for two business robbery suspects.
    • Saturday
    • February 4, 2017
    • Time: 9:41 PM
    • Family Dollar
    • 7511 N. 56th Street
    • Tampa, FL


    1. Black male, 17-24 years of age, thin/medium build, 5'7”, last seen wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt, red knit cap, black pants, black gloves and brown Timberland style work boots.

    2. Black male, 17-24 years of age, thin/medium build, 5'7”, last seen wearing a black long-sleeved shirt, black shirt around mouth and nose, sunglasses, black pants, black boots.


    On February 4, 2017 at 9:41 p.m., two black males entered the Family Dollar located at 7511 N. 56th Street. They immediately demanded money from the clerk. One of the suspects was armed with a silver handgun, which appeared to be equipped with a laser sight. The suspects fled on foot, but are suspected to have had a vehicle nearby. Approximately 8 minutes later, the same suspects traveled to a Family Dollar within the city of Tampa, 4978 E. Busch Blvd., and attempted another robbery. The suspects did not receive money during either robbery.

    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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