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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 18-620

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Affairs Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • July 31, 2018
    • Contact Person:
    • Public Affairs Office : piocommandcenter@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8060

    Suspect Refused Refund

    Before driving off, the man fired two shots at the employee and the store front.
    • Monday
    • July 30, 2018
    • Time: 4:01 PM
    • Dollar General
    • 14715 Dr. MLK Boulevard
    • Dover


    Black male, approximately 25-years-old, full beard, short haircut, last seen wearing tan bandana, white Nike t-shirt, gray baggy shorts


    A man upset over not being able to make a cash return at a Dollar General in Dover took his revenge by shooting at the store front on Monday evening. At 4:01 p.m., an unidentified black male walked into a Dollar General Store in Dover, 14715 Dr. MLK Boulevard, demanding a refund for previously purchased merchandise.

    The store employee at the register refused to give him a refund in cash, which caused the man to become belligerent. He was asked to leave the store and was followed outside by the employee, but before driving off, the man fired off two shots at the employee and the store front.

    One bullet struck the aluminum overhanging above the store's automatic doors. The suspect sped off from the scene in a red Toyota Corolla. According to a witness, the man is described as being approximately 25-years-old, between 5' to 5'4.''  He has a full beard, short haircut and he was last seen wearing a tan bandana, white Nike t-shirt and gray baggy shorts.

    Anyone with any information in reference to the suspect or his 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 Droids. You must call Crime Stoppers first to be eligible for a reward
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