$16,250 reward for information leading to arrest and prosecution of robbery suspects

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The Tampa Police Department has been receiving calls from businesses and citizens on how they can help the robbery victim with reward money for the arrest and prosecution of the suspects. The reward total at this time is $16,250. Winters and Yonker Law Firm has offered $10,000, Without Walls - $5,000, a citizen from Virginia - $1,000 and a citizen from New Jersey - $250. Anyone with information is asked to call the Tampa Police Department.

The victim is out of the hospital.


Detectives Searching for Violent Robbery Suspects
Video available at http://youtu.be/eTHEMMtQYFA
WHEN: 05/13/2012, 3:30 a.m.

WHERE: Renellie Drive South & Iowa Avenue West

As the victim was walking eastbound on Iowa Avenue, the suspects approached him and one of the suspects asked him for a dollar. As he replied, three of the suspects began to hit him in the face and upper body causing him to fall to the ground. Once on the ground, all four Suspects hit and kicked the victim. They went through the victim’s pockets and took his cell phone and wallet. They fled south on Renellie Drive. The victim eventually got up and was able to knock on a neighbor’s door and call police. The victim sustained facial injuries and was transported to a local hospital. He is still hospitalized at this time.