BRANDON, Fla. – The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office is working to identify a suspect who robbed a jewelry store at Westfield Brandon Mall.
At 1:36 p.m. on Saturday, May 21, 2022, the suspect entered the Zales Jewelry Store located at 615 Brandon Town Center Mall and forcefully removed 10 gold necklaces and one gold ring from a display cabinet. The suspect implied that he had a weapon during the incident.
He was able to flee the store with jewelry valued at more than $30,000.
The suspect is described as a black male, possibly 28-30 years old, 5’7” to 5’9”, and 160-170 lbs. He was last seen wearing glasses, a long-sleeve blue shirt, black pants, and a black hat with athletic shoes.
The suspect is believed to have a tattoo on the right side of his neck of the letter “N” with wings on each side.
Anyone who recognizes the suspect is asked to call the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office at 813-247-8200. To remain anonymous or possibly receive a reward for information, call CrimeStoppers of Tampa Bay at 1-800-873-TIPS (8477).
Please note that this robbery is unrelated to the previously reported unfounded shooting incident.