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Deputies seek three who stole Cadillac Escalade from Tampa car dealer

TAMPA — Authorities are seeking three people who stole a $71,000 Cadillac Escalade from a Tampa showroom.

At Ed Morse Cadillac three weeks ago, a man took a car key from a salesperson's office while a woman acted as a lookout. Another man drove away in a tan Escalade, leaving the other two to flee on foot, according to the Hillsborough Sheriff's Office.

They were last seen Feb. 7 at the showroom, 101 E Fletcher Ave., at about 8 a.m. The man who drove the Escalade headed northbound on Florida Avenue.

The driver is described as a slim black man with a light complexion in his 20s, 5 feet 7 to 5 feet 10, with black hair and weighing 140 to 150 pounds.

The man who took the key is described as Hispanic in his 20s with a medium build, dark hair, 5 feet 6 to 5 feet 10 and weighing 150 to 170 pounds. He wore a brown jacket, gray shirt, blue jeans and black shoes.

The lookout is described as a white woman with fair complexion and curly, red hair down to her shoulders. She has a medium build and is 5 feet 4 to 5 feet 7. She wore a brown sleeveless top, blue jeans and black shoes.

The Sheriff's Office asks anyone with information about the case to call (813) 247-8200 or contact Crime Stoppers at 800-873-TIPS (8477) or

Deputies seek three who stole Cadillac Escalade from Tampa car dealer 03/02/11 [Last modified: Wednesday, March 2, 2011 4:14pm]
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