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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 17-610

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • October 23, 2017
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    Suspect Tried To Steal $387 Worth Of Merchandise

    Suspect dropped his backpack and fled.
    • Thursday
    • October 19, 2017
    • Time: 11:30 AM
    • Walmart
    • 6192 Gunn Highway
    • Tampa, Florida



    Black male, 27-30 years of age, 5'7”-5'9”, 150 lbs., gold front teeth.

    Suspect Vehicle:

    Black, Nissan Altima


    On October 19, 2017 at 11:30 a.m., a black male suspect entered the Walmart located at 6192 Gunn Hwy. and concealed $387.00 worth of merchandise in a black backpack. The suspect then proceeded to the garden center and purchased some items before exiting the store without paying for the items within the backpack. Upon exiting the store, loss prevention made contact with the suspect who subsequently dropped the backpack and fled in a black, Nissan Altima.

    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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