Attempt to Identify

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

Largo Police Department

Suspect description-
Black male, early 20’s, thin build, 5’ 8” tall, wearing a black hoodie, black pants, black gloves, black Nike shoes, and a black scarf around his face.

What:
Detectives assigned to the Robbery & Homicide Unit seek the public’s assistance in locating a suspect that robbed multiple convenience stores in Pinellas County.

When:
The first incident occurred at about 1:20 a.m. on Wednesday, September 27, 2017.

The second incident occurred at about 10:12 p.m. on Wednesday, September 27, 2017.

Where:
The first incident occurred at the 7-Eleven convenience store located at 11505 Walsingham Road in unincorporated Largo.

The second incident occurred at the Haines Corner Deli located at 5705 Haines Road in Unincorporated St. Petersburg.

How/Why:
Detectives assigned to the Robbery & Homicide Unit seek the public’s assistance in locating a suspect that robbed a 7-Eleven convenience store in unincorporated Largo and the Haines Corner Deli located at 5705 Haines Road in Unincorporated St. Petersburg.

According to detectives, the suspect entered the 7-Eleven convenience store located at 11505 Walsingham Road in Largo, at about 1:20 a.m. on Wednesday, September 27, 2017. Once inside the convenience store, the suspect walked up to the store clerk and pointed a handgun at her demanding money. The suspect was given cash.

The suspect fled from the convenience store eastbound on foot.

Detectives say, the same suspect entered a second convenience store, the Haines Corner Deli located at 5705 Haines Road in Unincorporated St. Petersburg at about 10:12 p.m. on Wednesday, September 27, 2017. Once inside the convenience store, the suspect walked up to the store clerk and pointed a handgun at her demanding money. The suspect was given cash.

The suspect fled from the convenience store in an unknown direction on foot.

Witnesses described the suspect as a black male, early 20’s, thin build, 5’ 8” tall, wearing a black hoodie, black pants, black gloves, black Nike shoes, and a black scarf around his face.

Detectives believe the same suspect robbed the 7-Eleven convenience store at 403 Clearwater-Largo Road in Largo, earlier the same morning. The Largo Police Department is investigating the armed robbery at this location.     

Anyone with information on this case is asked to contact Detective J. Creaser of the Robbery/Homicide Unit at (727) 582-5803 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/Jm0GDPJwWHw

 

 

Posted by Dan Difrancesco Saturday, September 30, 2017 9:16:00 AM Categories: Crimes Against Persons

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