Police Searching for Suspect in Gas Station Robbery

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WHEN: 6/12/11, 3:25 p.m.

WHERE: 2735 West Dr. Martin Luther King Boulevard

SUSPECT DESCRIPTION: B/M, medium-dark skin tone, 5’8” – 5’11”, about 300 lbs, full beard with a mustache and prominent ears, last seen wearing a black cut off t-shirt, black slippers, jean shorts and a skull cap

SUSPECT VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: dark colored (possibly dark blue) Hyundai or Kia car

DETAILS: The suspect entered the Chevron Gas Station and filled out a lottery ticket. After handing it to the clerk, he loitered in the store for several minutes. The suspect then went behind the counter and used physical force to obtain the cash in the register. The subject fled from the store and entered a dark colored compact car, possibly a Hyundai or Kia, with an undisclosed amount of cash.

Anyone with information about this suspect is asked to call the Tampa Police Department at 813-231-6130.

Laura McElroy