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Jewelry store burglarized during overnight protests

For Immediate Release : Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
Release Number: 20-145

Date

Sunday May 31, 2020 2:30 AM

Location

International Diamond Center 10330 N. Dale Mabry Highway Tampa, FL 33618
Jewelry store burglarized during overnight protests

Suspects stole thousands of dollars worth from a jewelry store during the early morning hours of May 31, 2020. 

The incident occurred at the International Diamond Center, located at 10330 N. Dale Mabry Highway in Tampa, around 2:30 a.m. during overnight protests in Hillsborough County. 

Video surveillance shows three males break the window and enter the store. One male was wearing a gold and black shirt. He was using a white shirt as a face covering. He also has tattoos of stars on his left arm/bicep area. Another male was wearing a black, hooded sweatshirt and jeans. The third suspect was wearing a blue, orange and yellow hooded sweatshirt and black pants. All three suspects are approximately 18-24 years in age. They were driving in a red, four-door sedan, possibly a Nissan Altima or other similar type of vehicle. 

The incident can be seen in the video linked here: http://youtu.be/KF25ZVsy-us

"This is another incident of people taking advantage of the circumstances during the ongoing protests, but this type of behavior is never okay," said Sheriff Chad Chronister. "Thankfully, this burglary was caught on camera. If you know who these three suspects are or where to find them, please call the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office." 

If anyone has information that might help identify and apprehend these suspects, you're asked to call HCSO detectives at (813) 247-0356.