Detectives Searching for Three Robbery Suspects

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Video of the suspects using the victim’s credit card at a 7-11 available on TPD’s Facebook page and – the two suspects at the counter using one of the victim’s credit cards. When the clerk turns his back, they shake hands and hug – suspect coming back into the store arguing with the clerk about over charging him for his purchase. The suspect’s voice can be heard (the audio doesn’t match up with the video) – video of W/M suspect at the register. He was in the store for approximately 10 minutes – Video of suspect in the store

WHERE: North Boulevard and Ross Avenue

WHEN: 09/18/2011, 12:30 a.m.

SUSPECT 1: B/M, 19-25 years old, 5’10”, 160 lbs., short hair, diamond earring, grey v-neck T-shirt, dark jeans

SUSPECT 2: B/M, 5’11”, 165 lbs., jeans, wearing a mask, armed with a black firearm

SUSPECT 3: W/M, 5’9”, 150 lbs., plaid shirt, jeans, black white sox hat

POSSIBLE VEHICLE: Dark, older model sedan, possibly early 90s, dark blue or grey. Last seen eastbound on Ross Avenue.

DETAILS: The three victims were walking home from a party south on North Boulevard. As they approached Ross Avenue, two suspects (suspect 1 and 2) jumped out from behind telephone poles. One suspect pointed the gun at the victims and the other punched one of the victims. The suspects took the victims’ wallets. An hour after the robbery, two suspects (suspect 1 and 3) used the victims’ credit cards at the 7-11, 2302 West Waters Avenue. At one point, one of the suspects yells at the store clerk from the entrance about being over charged for his purchases. There is audio of this exchange. All three victims are University of Tampa Students.