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Crime Stoppers offers $1,000 reward for info on Tampa Circle K robbery

TAMPA — Crime Stoppers is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of two men who robbed a Circle K last week.

The armed robbery happened at 4:50 a.m. Saturday at the 1451 E Fowler Ave. store. One robber entered the Circle K, pulled a black ski mask over his face and held his victim at gunpoint while demanding money. A second man entered with his face already covered. Both robbers fled into the Regency Square Apartments, deputies say.

Both are described as black men. One is believed to be 18 to 20 years old, 6 feet tall and 180 pounds. He was wearing a black T-shirt with denim shorts, deputies say.

The second robber, whose age is unknown, is about 6 feet tall and weighs about 180 pounds. He was last seen wearing a light green, long-sleeved button-up shirt and brown pants. His face was covered with a black mask, and he was armed with a small, chrome semiautomatic handgun.

To be eligible for the reward, anyone with information regarding the identity and whereabouts of suspects can call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-8477. To report anonymously, visit or text "CSTB" followed by your tip to 274637 from your cell phone.

Crime Stoppers offers $1,000 reward for info on Tampa Circle K robbery 07/02/09 [Last modified: Thursday, July 2, 2009 7:10pm]
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