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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 19-353

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • September 19, 2019
    • Contact Person:
    • Public Affairs Office : piocommandcenter@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813-247-8060

    Attempt to Identify

    The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office Attempting to Identify Theft Suspect


    Suspect: (Picture attached)
    Black, Female
    Approx. 50 years old
    Approx. 5'7"
    Approx. 250 pounds
    Black hair, wearing a green tank top, black pants, white sandals, carrying a large black leather purse with silver studs on it

    Detectives with the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office are asking for the public's help in identifying a theft suspect that stole designer eyeglass frames.

    On August 23, 2019, just before noon, the suspect entered Anderson & Chhabra Eyecare, at 719 W. Fletcher Ave.

    The suspect is seen on surveillance video looking around the store, trying on a number of frames and -- while the store employee is distracted -- the suspect places an eyeglass frame into her pocket. The Tom Ford designer eyeglasses are worth more than $700.

    If anyone has some information about this suspect, please 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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