TAMPA — Detectives are seeking the public's help in identifying a robber who jumped over the counter of a convenience store and confronted clerks with a knife.
The robbery happened about 5 a.m. Monday at the 7-Eleven store at 8002 N 56th St. near Temple Terrace.
A man with a bandana over his face and a knife in his hand entered the store and immediately jumped over the counter.
Two clerks ran — one got away, but the other fell. The assailant grabbed the man who had stumbled and ordered him to the register. The suspect took cash and a carton of cigarettes and ran.
A store surveillance video captured images of the assailant.
Anyone with any information about the suspect was asked to call the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office at (813) 247-8200. Or, tipsters could be eligible for a cash reward by contacting Crime Stoppers of Tampa Bay at 1-800-873-TIPS (8477) or texting "CSTB plus your tip" to C-R-I-M-E-S (274637).