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South Tampa cigar shop robber broke through wall, police say

TAMPA — Gaspar's Cigar Shop on S West Shore Boulevard was robbed early Friday when one or more suspects forced their way in by knocking down one of the store's walls.

Sometime between 1:30 and 3:30 a.m., someone broke through the drywall of the store, at 3607 S West Shore Blvd., and took several items from storage lockers after disabling a keypad access lock, according to the Tampa Police Department. A Sony TV and several bottles of liquor were also stolen.

The suspect is still at large.

South Tampa cigar shop robber broke through wall, police say 07/06/09 [Last modified: Tuesday, July 7, 2009 12:11pm]

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