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***Update as of October 6, 2017***

Pinellas detectives have charged 26 year-old Antonio Berrios and 31-year-old Ryan Anderson with armed robbery following a robbery at a Burger King in unincorporated Largo, on September, 26, 2017.

Detectives say Berrios and Anderson were dressed in all black when they entered the restaurant and pointed a handgun at the manager demanding cash.

Palmetto Police officers arrested Berrios and Anderson shortly after they robbed another Burger King Restaurant in Manatee County on October 3, 2017.

Berrios and Anderson are currently at the Manatee County jail. They will be transferred to Pinellas County to face the criminal charges.

The investigation continues.

Antonio Berrios
DOB: 12/17/1991
Address: 3136 57th Avenue North, St. Petersburg
Charges: One count of Armed Robbery

Ryan James Anderson
DOB: 1/8/1986
Address: 7065 Lafayette, Pinellas Park
Charges: One count of Armed Robbery  

***End of Update***

***Update as of October 4, 2017***

On October 3, 2017, Palmetto Police officers arrested two male suspects dressed in all black after they entered a Burger King Restaurant in Manatee County, and robbed the store manager at gun point.

Pinellas detectives believe the suspects, 26-year-old Antonio Berrios and 31-year-old Ryan Anderson, are likely responsible for the armed robbery at a Burger King in Largo, on September 26, 2017, and the attempted armed robbery at a Burger King  in Palm Harbor, on October 3, 2017. 

Detectives say Berrios and Anderson used the same method of operation to commit the robberies and their black clothing was similar to those worn by the Pinellas County robbery suspects. Berrios and Anderson both reside in Pinellas County.

Palmetto Police officers charged Berrios and Anderson with Armed Robbery and Kidnapping. They were transported to the Manatee County Jail.

Criminal charges are pending for the Burger King robberies in Pinellas County.

The investigation continues.

Suspects:

Antonio Berrios
DOB: 12/17/1991
Address: 3136 57th Avenue North, St. Petersburg

Ryan James Anderson
DOB: 1/8/1986
Address: 7065 Lafayette, Pinellas Park

***End of Update***

***Original News Release***

Who:
Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office
Investigative Operations Bureau
- Robbery & Homicide Unit

Pinellas Park Police Department
Tampa Police Department

Suspect Descriptions-
Suspect #1- Black male, approximately 5’10” tall, thin build, 160 lbs.., armed with a handgun.

Suspect #2- Black male, slightly shorter than suspect one.

Both suspects were wearing long sleeve black shirts, black pants, black shoes, black cotton ski masks, and gloves on their hands. 

What:
Detectives assigned to the Robbery & Homicide Unit seek the public’s assistance in locating two suspects who robbed a Burger King Restaurant in unincorporated Largo.

When:
The incident occurred at about 4:40 a.m. on Tuesday, September 26, 2017.

Where:
The incident occurred at the Burger King Restaurant located at 3575 East Bay Drive in unincorporated Largo.

How/Why:
Detectives assigned to the Robbery & Homicide Unit seek the public’s assistance in locating two suspects who robbed a Burger King Restaurant in unincorporated Largo.

According to detectives, two suspects armed with a handgun entered the Burger King Restaurant located at 3575 East Bay Drive in unincorporated Largo, at about 4:40 a.m. on Tuesday, September 26, 2017.

Once inside the restaurant, both suspects climbed over the counter and forced the restaurant manager into the office at gunpoint. The suspects demanded access to the safe and obtained cash.

The suspect fled from the restaurant westbound on foot.

The suspects were described as two black males wearing long sleeve black shirts, black pants, black shoes, black cotton ski masks, and gloves on their hands. Suspect one was described as being approximately 5’10” tall, thin build, 160 lbs.., armed with a handgun.  Suspect two was described as being slightly shorter than suspect one.  

Detectives believe the same two suspects are responsible for five additional robberies at Burger King Restaurants in Pinellas Park and Tampa, between June 30, 2017 and September 29, 2017.  

Anyone with information on this case is asked to contact John Suess of the Robbery/Homicide Unit at (727) 582-6153 or to remain anonymous and be eligible for a reward contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS or www.crimestoppersofpinellas.org.

The investigation continues.

See surveillance video on our YouTube page here: https://youtu.be/7eQDnxNfWWY

 

 

Posted by Spencer Gross Friday, September 29, 2017 3:19:00 PM Categories: Seeking the Public’s Help

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