NEW PORT RICHEY — Crime Stoppers of Tampa Bay is offering a reward of up to $1,000 for information that leads to the identification and arrest of a man who robbed 10 convenience stores and gas stations this year.
Armed with a handgun, the man demanded money at the following times and places:
• 9:18 p.m. Jan. 27: Kamala Food Store, 11941 State Road 52, Hudson
• 9:01 p.m. Jan. 31: Citgo, 7820 SR 52, Port Richey
• 10:54 p.m. Feb. 9: Kangaroo Express, 3514 Grand Blvd., Holiday
• 7:16 p.m. Feb. 10: GG Mini Mart, 3416 Grand Blvd., Holiday
• 8:24 p.m. Feb. 12: EZ In EZ Out, 6226 Rowan Road, New Port Richey
• 8:45 p.m. Feb. 17, 2010: BP Gas Station, 9550 Moon Lake Road, New Port Richey
• 7:25 p.m. Feb. 21: BP Gas Station, 9550 Moon Lake Road, New Port Richey
• 8 p.m. Feb. 25: MVM Gas and Food, 16621 Shady Hills Road, Shady Hills
• 9:45 p.m. Feb. 27: Big Champ, 16100 Shady Hills Road, Shady Hills
• 9:10 p.m. March 2: Oasis Food and Gas, 1529 Seven Springs Blvd., New Port Richey
The suspect is described as a white male, approximately 20 to 40 years old, between 6 feet and 6 feet, 5 inches tall and weighing between 190 and 250 pounds. He typically wears a hooded sweatshirt or bandanna over his face and is armed with a handgun. Deputies believe he is driven to crime scenes by an unknown accomplice.
Anyone with information on the suspect's whereabouts and identity may call Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-873-8477, report anonymously online at www.crimestopperstb.com or text CSTB plus their tip to C-R-I-M-E-S (274637).