Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office
Investigative Operations Bureau
Detectives assigned to the Robbery/Homicide Unit are seeking the public’s assistance in locating two armed robbery suspects who robbed the Pit Stop Discount Beer, Wine & Tobacco.
The robbery occurred at approximately 9:57 p.m. on Thursday, September 24, 2015.
The robbery occurred at the Pit Stop Discount Beer, Wine & Tobacco located at 2201 North Hercules in unincorporated Clearwater.
Detectives assigned to the Robbery/Homicide Unit are seeking the public’s assistance in locating two armed robbery suspects in unincorporated Clearwater.
According to detectives, the suspects entered the Pit Stop Discount Beer, Wine & Tobacco located at 2201 North Hercules in unincorporated Clearwater at approximately 9:57 p.m. on Thursday, September 24, 2015.
Once inside the store, one of the suspects walked up to the counter, pointed a handgun at the clerk and demanded money. The suspect then jumped over the counter, took an undisclosed amount of money and both suspects fled the store on foot.
The suspects were observed traveling northwest towards Palm Drive, where they entered a vehicle and began traveling westbound.
Prior to entering the Pit Stop Discount store, the suspects were believed to be seen at a nearby Circle K store.
Suspect #1 is described as a black male, early 20’s, 5’9”, 170 lbs., with a short black fade style haircut. He was last seen wearing a blue/black animal print shirt with black sleeves, beige cargo shorts, brown loafer type shoes, a white t-shirt around his neck with a white wristband on each wrist. He was also carrying a small black handgun.
Suspect #2 is described as a black male, early 20’s, 5’7”, 175 lbs., with black short hair. He was last seen wearing a black long sleeve hoodie with the word “GAP” on the front in white lettering, green camouflage cargo shorts and black shoes with yellow shoe laces.
The suspect’s vehicle description is unknown at this time.
Anyone with information on this robbery is asked to contact Detective B. McDowell of the Robbery/Homicide Unit at (727) 582-6200 or to remain anonymous and be eligible for a reward contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS or www.crimestoppersofpinellas.org.
Surveillance video of the suspect can be viewed on our YouTube page: https://youtu.be/MXbdKyiLXWE
The investigation continues.
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