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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 17-535

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • October 3, 2017
    • Contact Person:
    • Public Information Office : piocommandcenter@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813-247-8060

    Victim Robbed At Gunpoint

    The victim had listed items for sale on OfferUp.
    • Monday
    • October 2, 2017
    • Time: 10:15 PM
    • 9023 Gibsonton Drive
    • Gibsonton, Florida


    Black male, 6'1”, 170 lbs., short/shaven hair. Last seen wearing a long sleeve white shirt and blue jeans.



    Possibly a 2013/2014 Nissan Altima
    Dark color (possibly gray or dark blue), 4 door passenger car



    On October 2, 2017 at approximately 10:15 pm, the adult male, met up with a black male at the Murphy's Gas Station located at 9023 Gibsonton Drive. The victim was to sell the black male two iPhone 8+s that he had listed for sale on the OfferUp application. The suspect displayed a handgun, pointed it at the victim and demanded the two phones and the victim's personal phone. The suspect then fled the area in the above described 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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