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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 19-156

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Affairs Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • April 8, 2019
    • Contact Person:
    • Public Affairs Office : piocommandcenter@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8060

    Armed Robbery

    Deputies want to identify suspect seen in surveillance photos.
    • Tuesday
    • April 2, 2019
    • Time: 4:25 AM
    • 7-Eleven
    • 1902 U.S. Highway 301 North
    • Tampa


    White male, approximately 35-45 years old, 5'6," with black and gray beard stubble, a medium build, large belly, last seen wearing a gray hooded sweat shirt, cargo shorts and flip flops


    Newer model black Honda sedan (4-door) with silver rims


    On April 2, an unknown white male entered the 7-Eleven located at 1902 U.S. Highway 301 North in Tampa around 4:25 a.m. asking for a pack of cigarettes. As the clerk placed the cigarettes on the counter, the suspect pulled out a black semi-automatic handgun with a red laser and pointed it at the clerk, demanding money from the register.

    The clerk complied, and the suspect fled the scene in a newer model black 4-door Honda sedan with silver rims. The vehicle was last seen driving westbound on East Broadway Avenue approaching the East Columbus Drive and East Broadway Avenue fork.

    Anyone with information in reference to the suspect is asked to call the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office at 813-247-8200. In order 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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