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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 17-137

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • March 30, 2017
    • Contact Person:
    • Public Information Office : piocommandcenter@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8060

    Deputies Want To Identify Suspect For Sex Offense

    Do you recognize this man seen in surveillance photo?
    • Tuesday
    • March 14, 2017
    • Time: 10:45 AM
    • WAWA
    • 804 Bearss Avenue East
    • Tampa, Florida


    Black male, 18 – 35 years of age, approximately 5'8” - 6', 170 – 200 lbs., wearing a black t-shirt with red Nike symbol, multi-color sweatpants and black tennis shoes.


    Early 2000 Buick Lesabre, Light purple in color with large chrome rims on lifted frame.


    On March 14, 2017 at approximately 10:45 am, the suspect was observed openly masturbating while parked at the gas pumps at the WAWA gas station located on Bearss Avenue. The suspect while seated in the back seat of his vehicle was able to get the attention of the victim, who was parked at the next gas pump over, by making noises. When the victim looked in the suspects direction the suspect “winked” at the victim who then became scared and fled in her vehicle.

    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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