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Suspect Wanted for Baby Formula Theft

For Immediate Release : Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
Release Number: 19-380


Thursday October 24, 2019 10:30 AM


Around 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, October 4, the suspect entered the Walmart at Lithia Pinecrest Road in Brandon. He quickly selected a large black plastic garbage can and placed it in his shopping cart. The suspect walked over to the baby aisle and selected several cans of baby formula, concealing them in the garbage can. The suspect exited the store through an emergency exit without paying for the items.

The suspect, pictured below, is described as a black male in his early twenties.

Anyone who recognizes him is asked to contact the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office at 813-247-8200. In order to be eligible for a cash reward, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS (8477), report anonymously online at or send a mobile tip using our P3 Tips Mobile application, which is a free download for all cell phones. You must call Crime Stoppers first to be eligible for a reward.

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