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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 19-339

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • September 4, 2019
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    • 813-247-8060

    Suspect steals cash register from Tampa store

    The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office is searching for a suspect who broke into a Tampa clothing store and stole the cash register.
    • Tam Barato Clothing Store
    • 7045 W Hillsborough Ave
    • Tampa, FL


    Offense: Business Burglary
    Date/Time: August 31, 2019, 11:30 p.m.
    Location: Tam Barato Clothing Store, 7045 W Hillsborough Ave, Tampa, FL 33615

    At approximately 11:30 p.m. on August 31, a male suspect smashed out the front glass door of the Tam Barato clothing store located at 7045 W Hillsborough Avenue in Tampa. The suspect removed the cash register from the counter and exited the store. He fled in a 2005-2007 Ford Focus, possibly silver in color. The amount of money that was in the cash register is unknown at this time.

    The suspect, who was seen on surveillance video, is believed to be a Hispanic male, approximately 30-40 years old, 5'10" and 230 lbs. He was last seen wearing a blue t-shirt pulled over his head with gray shorts. A picture of the suspect is attached.

    Anyone who recognizes the man pictured is asked to contact 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 all cell phones. You must call Crime Stoppers first to be eligible for a reward.

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