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Suspect sought in Tampa lottery robbery

Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help to identify and locate a man who stole lottery tickets from a liquor store.

At 2:14 p.m. on May 29, the man entered the Horizon Discount Beverage, 5635 Memorial Highway, and asked for five $20.00 scratch-off tickets. After the clerk handed him the tickets, the man ran out of the store to a red pickup truck that was parked nearby. The truch headed east on Memorial Highway.

The suspect is white, 35 years old, 5-foot-8 and 140 pounds. He had dark short hair, was clean shaven, and was wearing a blue T-shirt. The vehicle is of unknown make or model, but is an extended cab two-door with a silver border around the front windows and taillights.

Anyone with any information is asked to call the sheriff’s office at 247-8200. Anyone who wants to be eligible for a cash reward can call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS (8477), go to www.crimestopperstb.com or text “CSTB” plus your tip to C-R-I-M-E-S (274637).

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