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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 17-552

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • October 6, 2017
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    Shoplifting Suspect Seen In Surveillance Photo

    Suspect steals two cartons of cigarettes.
    • Wednesday
    • October 4, 2017
    • Time: 10:48 PM
    • 7-Eleven
    • 5522 Waters Avenue West
    • Tampa, Florida


    Black male, approximately 27 years of age, wearing a white t-shirt, gray jeans, gray hat (with red bill) and red tennis shoes.


    Dark color SUV, possibly a Chevrolet Trail Blazer


    On October 4, 2017 at approximately 10:48 pm, an unknown black male suspect entered the 7-Eleven located at 5522 Waters Avenue North. The suspect requested two cartons of Newport cigarettes from behind the counter. The store clerk left the cigarettes unattended and the suspect exited the store, passing all points of sale without attempting to pay. Total value of stolen property is $115.46. The suspect fled the scene heading eastbound on Waters Avenue in a dark color SUV.

    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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