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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 18-619

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Affairs Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • July 30, 2018
    • Contact Person:
    • Public Affairs Office : piocommandcenter@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8060

    Detectives Searching For Jewelry Thieves

    The teens concealed the jewelry in a black backpack and fled on foot.
    • Monday
    • July 16, 2018
    • Time: 2:15 PM
    • University Square Mall
    • 2200 Fowler Avenue East
    • Tampa, FL



    1. Black male juvenile, red t-shirt, black gym shorts
    2. Black male juvenile, white shirt, black sweatpants



    The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office is searching for two suspects caught on security cameras stealing hundreds of dollars’ worth of jewelry from University Square Mall.

    July 16
    , 2018, at 2:15 p.m., security cameras captured two apparent juveniles stealing approximately $489 worth of jewelry from the Watch It kiosk located in University Square Mall, 2200 Fowler Avenue East in Tampa. The teens concealed the jewelry in a black backpack and fled on foot.

    The suspects, as seen in the attached pictures, are described as black males, last seen wearing a red t-shirt with black gym shorts and a white long sleeve shirt with black sweatpants.

    Anyone with any information in reference to the suspects or their whereabouts is asked to call the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office at 813-247-8200. To be eligible for a cash reward, 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 Androids. You must call Crime Stoppers first to be eligible for a reward.

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