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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 17-446

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • September 6, 2017
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    Bank Robbery

    The suspect approached the teller and demanded money.
    • Tuesday
    • September 5, 2017
    • Time: 2:32 PM
    • Fifth Third Bank
    • 16509 Fishhawk Boulevard
    • Lithia, Florida


    White male, approximately 30 years of age, approximately 5'7", described as tall with thin build. The suspect was wearing a black shirt, white t-shirt under the black shirt, khaki color baseball cap with navy bill and blue jeans.


    On September 5, 2017 at approximately 2:32 pm, the suspect entered the Fifth Third Bank located at 16509 Fishhawk Blvd in Lithia. The suspect approached the teller and stated it was a robbery and demanded money. After receiving an undisclosed amount of money, the suspect fled out the front door on foot. The suspect stated that he had someone waiting on him outside, but no one was seen.

    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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