COVID-19 Alert

Latest HCSO information on Coronavirus (COVID-19)

 

News Releases are to be used for informational purposes only. Information provided should not be relied upon for any type of legal action.

Woman attacks clerk with display case, flees store

For Immediate Release : Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
Release Number: 19-409

Date

Sunday November 24, 2019 9:15 AM

Location

12020 Dr. Martin Luther King Blvd East Seffner, FL
Woman attacks clerk with display case, flees store

Around 9:30 a.m. on Sunday, November 24, deputies responded to the Citgo gas station located at 12020 Dr. Martin Luther King Blvd East in Seffner. A store clerk reported that a woman came into the business and stood near the checkout counter for approximately 15 minutes without making a purchase. The clerk asked the woman to make a purchase or step outside, which caused the woman to become irate.
The clerk and the woman began to argue. The argument escalated when the female suspect picked up a plastic cigarette display case and threw it at the clerk, striking her in the arm. Before exiting the store, the woman knocked over a scratch off lottery ticket display. She fled the scene on foot and was last seen walking westbound on Dr. MLK Blvd.
The suspect is described as a 20 to 29-year-old black female, approximately 5’05” and 150 lbs. She was last seen wearing a red coat with white letters, black jeans, black boots and a blue purse.
Anyone who recognizes this suspect is asked to contact the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office at 813-247-8200 or Crime Stoppers of Tampa Bay at 1-800-873-TIPS (8477) to be eligible for a cash reward.