Detectives Searching for Armed Robber
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Video posted at www.tampagov.net/pio and http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Chjj-XKP0jo
WHEN: May 19, 2011, 9 p.m.
WHERE: 4902 East Hillsborough Avenue, Tampa (Family Dollar)
SUSPECT: Black male, approximately 6’1”, 20 – 23 years old, wearing dark pants, black shirt with a rectangle design on the front, black baseball hat, blue backpack with a single strap, large watch on left wrist and black shoes with white lining around the soles.
DETAILS: The suspect entered the Family Dollar and waited for all of the customers to leave. He approached the counter as if he was buying something and when the cashier opened the cash register, he demanded money at gun point. After the cashier gave him the money, he fled on foot west on Hillsborough Avenue towards 48th Street.