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Tampa Police Work To Identify and Arrest Armed Robbery Suspect


TAMPA, FL. (July 9, 2024) -- The Tampa Police Department is currently working to identify and apprehend the suspect who committed an armed robbery at a local motel. 

Just after 10:00 pm on July 2, 2024, Tampa Police officers responded to the 4000 block of N Dale Mabry Hwy. for the report of an armed robbery at the Econolodge motel. 

The suspect threatened the clerk with a firearm while demanding money from the cash register. The suspect quickly left the motel in an unknown direction after taking the money. Thankfully, no one was harmed in the process. 

The suspect, seen in the video, appears to be a white male, wearing a maroon and white baseball hat, red shirt, and multi-colored shorts. 

Tampa Police detectives are working diligently to identify the suspect and make an arrest in this case. Your information could be crucial to the investigation.

If you have any details about this incident or can help identify the suspect, detectives are asking you to call Tampa PD at 813-231-6130 or share a tip via Tip411, accessible through the TampaPD app. 

Updates can be provided as they become available.