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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 17-581 (17-323)

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • October 16, 2017
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    • 813-247-8060

    Detectives Arrest Armed Robbery Suspect

    Anyone with any information reference the second suspect is asked to contact Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office.
    • Saturday
    • July 22, 2017
    • Time: 10:52 PM
    • Target
    • 6295 Waters Avenue
    • Tampa, Florida


    Detectives have arrested one of the two suspects involved in the armed robbery of a Target Store on July 22, 2017. The second suspect remains at large.


    Brandon Alexander Simmons
    5707 Kneeland Lane
    Tampa, FL


    1. Robbery With a Firearm
    2. Grand Theft



    Anyone with any information reference the second suspects is asked to call the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office at 247-8200 or anyone with any information regarding the identity and whereabouts of the second 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.

    Previous News Release 17-323:

    Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office detectives are asking for the public's assistance to identify the suspects in the surveillance photos. On July 22, 2017 at approximately 10:52 pm, the two armed suspects entered Target and demanded an undisclosed amount of money from the employee's. The suspects exited the store and fled north on Henderson Road win an older model white Honda Civic with dark tinted windows and an empty black license plate holder on the front of the vehicle.


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