Armed Robbery Suspect

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

Tarpon Springs Police Department

Pinellas Park Police Department

St Petersburg Police Department

What:
Detectives assigned to the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office Robbery/Homicide Unit are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying an armed robbery suspect who’s robbed at least six convenient stores within multiple jurisdictions in Pinellas County.

When:
The robberies occurred between October 29, 2017, and November 7, 2017

Where:
The robberies occurred at the following locations:

Speedway - 5010 Tampa Road Oldsmar

Chevron gas station - 39720 U.S. 19 North Tarpon Springs

Circle K - 3170 Tampa Road Oldsmar

Friendly Freddie’s - 5801 62nd Avenue North, Pinellas Park

7-Eleven - 3000 49th Street North St. Petersburg

7-Eleven - 2632 Park Street North St. Petersburg

How/Why:
Detectives assigned to the Robbery/Homicide Unit are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying an armed robbery suspect who’s robbed at least six convenient stores within multiple jurisdictions in Pinellas County.

According to detectives, the suspect targeted convenient stores and once inside the store, the suspect would threaten the clerk with a knife in all but one of the six robberies where he produced a handgun. After taking an undisclosed amount of cash, the suspect would flee from the store on foot to an awaiting vehicle described as a dark-colored sedan.

The suspect is described as a white male, late 20-30 years of age approximately 6’0” – 6’03” tall, with a medium build. He was last seen on November 7, 2017, wearing a black hoodie, baggie jeans, and nylon half mask wearing gloves.

Anyone with information on these robberies is asked to contact Detective A. Scarpati 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/7yM9PeM96r8

The investigation continues.

 

Posted by Dan Difrancesco Wednesday, December 6, 2017 4:56:00 PM Categories: Crimes Against Persons

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