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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 17-512

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • September 27, 2017
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    Suspects Use Old Receipt To Steal Television

    Detectives are searching for the pictured suspects.
    • Tuesday
    • September 12, 2017
    • Time: 2:47 PM
    • WalMart
    • 8220 N Dale Mabry Hwy
    • Tampa, FL


    1. Black male, 20-25 years of age, 5'10”, medium build, unshaven face.

    2. Black male, 20-25 years of age, 5'10”, medium build, clean shaved face.


    On September 12, 2017 at 2:47 p.m., two black male suspects exited the Walmart, located at 8220 N Dale Mabry, with a television they hadn't paid for. When a Walmart employee stopped the suspects at the door, the suspects used a receipt from a previous purchase to trick the employee into thinking they had paid.

    Anyone with any information reference these 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 these suspects 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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