HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. – Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office Detectives are working to ID a suspect that robbed and battered an elderly man in Westchase.
On October 17, 2022, at 8:45 a.m., along Citrus Falls Cir. in Westchase, an elderly victim was approached by an unknown suspect who demanded his property.
The victim complied, giving the suspect cash. The suspect demanded more, then struck the victim on his head above his eye. The suspect fled northbound through the parking lot of Seasons at Westchase.
The suspect is described as a Hispanic male, 23-26 years old, with medium complexion, 5’07”, 150lbs, and clean shaven.
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He was last seen wearing a bright orange polo-style shirt, blue jeans, and a baseball cap. Detectives used the description to prepare a composite sketch of the suspect.
Crime Stoppers of Tampa Bay is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information that leads to the identification and arrest of the unknown suspect involved in this case.
Anyone with any information regarding the identity of the suspect and who wants to be eligible for a cash reward is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS (8477), report anonymously online at www.crimestopperstb.com, or send a mobile tip using the P3 Tips Mobile application. Crime Stoppers must be contacted first in order to be eligible for a cash reward.