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    Release Number: 19-322

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • August 8, 2019
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    Burglars Targeting Jewerly Stores

    The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office needs the public's assistance to identify two robbery suspects who are targeting jewelry stores with the same modus operandi.
    • Thursday
    • August 8, 2019
    • Time: 5:18 PM
    • Liry's Jewelry & Cubana Jewelry and Pawn
    • Tampa, FL

    Details:

    WHAT: burglars targeting jewelry stores
    WHEN: August 6th, 2019 and August 7th, 2019

    LOCATION #1: 6716 Hanley Rd. Tampa FL, 33634 (LIRY'S JEWELRY)
    LOCATION #2: 7728 W Hillsborough Av. Tampa FL, 33615 (CUBANA JEWELRY AND PAWN)

    SUSPECT #1:
    Black male adult, partial beard, black shoes, dark sweat pants, sweat shirt with skull cap.

    SUSPECT#2:
    Black male adult, glasses, du rag with face shield, maroon t-shirt, full sleeve tattoos on both arms, black watch, dark pants, black shoes.

    The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office needs the public's assistance to identify two robbery suspects who are targeting jewelry stores with the same modus operandi.

    On August 6th, 2019 around 9:40p.m., two black males made several attempts to enter the Liry's Jewelry store through the back. One of the suspects remained behind the business while the other suspect walked out of the camera view. After unsuccessful attempts, the suspects left the area on foot around 10:30p.m. The two males are believed to be the same suspects who entered the Cubana
    Jewelry and Pawn store.

    On August 7th, 2019 at 12:40a.m., two black males attempted to gain access to the Cubana Jewelry and Pawn story through the back. After several failed attempts, they entered and walked through the Express Tax Refund Office located at 7730 W Hillsborough Av. with the intent to break into the jewelry store through a crawl space.  Around 1:22a.m., they gained entrance through the ceiling of the Cubana Jewelry and Pawn shop, but the alarm activated and the suspects fled the scene.
     
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