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    Release Number: 17-645

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • November 1, 2017
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    Suspect Steals Gold Bracelet

    Suspect was last seen wearing a neon yellow shirt with silver reflective stripes.
    • Friday
    • October 20, 2017
    • Time: 11:09 AM
    • Five Star Jewelry (University Square Mall)
    • 2200 East Fowler Avenue
    • Tampa, Florida



    Black male, 5'6”, 180 lbs., medium build, dark complexion, full beard and mustache, long black dreadlocks. Last seen wearing a neon yellow shirt with silver reflective stripes, gray pants, black back support belt, mirrored sunglasses, multicolored hat, carrying a large silver cell phone.

    Surveillance Video:


    On October 20, 2017 at approximately 11:09 a.m., an unknown black male suspect entered the Five Star Jewelry (University Square Mall), located at 2200 E. Fowler Ave., and asked to try on a men's 10K solid gold bracelet. As the suspect stood in front of the counter, the employee secured the bracelet to the suspect's wrist. The suspect then appeared to inspect the security lock on the bracelet before running from the store. The suspect left on foot via the southeast mall exit. The total value of the bracelet is $2,889.67.

    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 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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