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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 17-271

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • June 26, 2017
    • Contact Person:
    • Public Information Office : piocommandcenter@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813-247-8060

    Suspect Stole Victim's Purse From Cart

    He attempted to use the victim's credit card at a store in Valrico.
    • Sunday
    • June 18, 2017
    • Time: 3:45 PM
    • Walmart
    • 8220 North Dale Mabry Highway
    • Tampa, Florida



    White or Hispanic male, 5'9” - 5” 11”, 170 – 190 lbs, with short dark hair. Last seen wearing a black jersey with white stripes on the sides, dark color cargo shorts, black sandals, and dark color sunglasses.


    Older model white Nissan pick up truck with a silver toolbox in the bed of the truck.


    On June 18, 2017, at approximately 3:45 pm, an unknown male suspect removed the victim's purse from a shopping cart in the Walmart parking lot after the victim mistakenly left the purse behind. The suspect fled the area in an older model Nissan pickup truck with a silver toolbox in the bed of the truck. The suspect attempted to use the victim's credit card fraudulently at Walmart located at 2140 Bloomingdale Avenue in Valrico.

    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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