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Stabbed suspect in Tampa gas station robbery suspect sought

The Hillsborough Sheriff's Office is searching for a robbery suspect who was stabbed by a store clerk

Detectives say he is a black male, between 5-8 and 5-10, weighing 180 to 200 pounds, bald and last seen wearing blue jean shorts.

According to law enforcement, on Sunday at 5:45 a.m., the suspect entered the Sunoco located at 14516 N. 22nd St. and demanded a money bag.

The store clerk and the suspect then struggled over a baseball bat that was behind the counter.

When the suspect overpowered the clerk and removed the bat, the clerk stabbed the suspect in the abdomen.

The clerk and the suspect continued to struggle until the clerk ran outside and alerted nearby deputies.

The suspect removed a brown paper bag full of cash from behind the counter and fled on foot.

Anyone with any information reference the suspect is asked to call the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office at (813)247-8200 or to report anonymously online at www.crimestopperstb.com.

Stabbed suspect in Tampa gas station robbery suspect sought 06/18/17 [Last modified: Sunday, June 18, 2017 8:07pm]
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