timberland official website deputies searching for Family Dollar robbers
black males ran into the Family Dollar, located on 56th Street with [their] faces covered. One immediately jumps behind the counter, and the other one holds a silver hand gun up,” said Cristal Nunez with the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office.
Detectives said the robbers are not lucky.
happened with the cash register. There was some sort of time delay, and the one that jumped behind the counter wasn able to open the safe. So, between the safe, and [the register] not being able to be opened, they left that location without any cash,” said Nunez.
Investigators said eight minutes later, they moved on to another Family Dollar, around the corner at 4978 East Busch Blvd.
one was in the city limits, this time on Busch, Nunez said. kind of the same thing happened there, and they also left the location without money. suspects are described as black men, between the ages of 17 24, thin to medium build.
One suspect was last seen wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt, red knit cap, black pants, black gloves and brown Timberland style work boots. Detectives said the other suspect was last seen wearing a black long sleeved shirt, black shirt around his mouth and nose, sunglasses, black pants and black boots.
Anyone with any information regarding these suspects is asked to call the Hillsborough County Sheriff Office at 247 8200, or anyone who wants to be eligible for a cash reward is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1 800 873 TIPS (8477), report anonymously online, or send a mobile tip using our P3 Tips Mobile application. You must call Crime Stoppers first to be eligible for a reward. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.