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Deputies describe car used by robbers who beat Seffner store clerk

HILLSBOROUGH — Deputies have released a description of the getaway car used by two men who beat and robbed a 71-year-old Seffner store clerk Monday night.

The car is a Chrysler Concord. It is a dark color and believed to be between a 1993 to a 1997 model.

The clerk, Hasimbhai Indawala, was at the U.S. 92 Convenience Store at 102 U.S. 92 W and Kingsway Road when two men entered. One of them brandished a knife and demanded Indawala open the cash register. They then threw him to the ground, and kicked and punched him in the head and stomach. They stole cash and cigarettes, deputies said.

Indawala was taken to Tampa General Hospital.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office at (813) 247-8200, or Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-873-8477.

Deputies describe car used by robbers who beat Seffner store clerk 07/25/12 [Last modified: Wednesday, July 25, 2012 2:44pm]
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