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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 18-557

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Affairs Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • June 22, 2018
    • Contact Person:
    • Public Affairs Office : piocommandcenter@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8060

    Suspects Steal Victim's Wallet From Her Purse

    A female distracted the victim while a man took her wallet from her purse.
    • Friday
    • June 15, 2018
    • Time: 1:10 PM
    • 1943 Lumsden Road
    • Brandon, Florida

    Surveillance Video:



    White male, 5'10” - 6”, 200 lbs.

    (Male and female at Dick's Sporting Goods)

    White female, 5'3” - 5'7”, 120 lbs.


    On June 15, 2018, at approximately 1:10 p.m., a white female distracted the victim while inside the Home Goods Store at 1945 Lumsden Road in Brandon. While the victim was distracted a white male took the victim's wallet out of her purse. The suspects then went to Best Buy, Apple Store, Dick's Sporting Goods and Target and using the victim's credit card to charge more than $5,473.00 in fraudulent transactions.

    Anyone with any information in reference to this incident is asked to call the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office at 813-247-8200. You may also send an anonymous tip from a smart phone using HCSOSheriff app available on both android and apple products. 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 their 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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