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Detectives Work to Identify Suspect Who Stole Headphones/Cellphone from Victims

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Tampa Police Detectives are working to identify the subject seen in this video.  Just before midnight on June 30, the suspect approached the victim from behind, grabbed his wireless headphones, and ran eastbound on E. 5th Ave from Angel Oliva, Sr St.

Less than two hours later, the same suspect approached the second victim on N. 17th St near E. Palm Avenue, grabbed the victim’s cell phone, and ran northbound.

Thankfully, no one was injured in either case.

The suspect is described as a white, possibly Hispanic, male in his mid-twenties. He is between 5'10"-6'01" with a thin build. He can be seen in the video wearing a black jacket with gold or white writing, dark jeans, white sneakers, and a gold chain.

Anyone with information that could lead detectives to his identity or location is asked to contact us by calling 813.231.6130, downloading and using the TampaPD app, or by texting a tip to TIP411 and using the keyword “SAFETAMPA”. Those who wish to remain anonymous can contact Crimestoppers of Tampa Bay at 800.873.TIPS.