Suspect at large in Hard Rock complex armed robbery in Tampa

The robbery happened at 11 o'clock in the morning

The suspect allegedly robbed a woman at the Hard Rock parking garage. Image courtesy TPD

TAMPA, FL (WFLA) – A reward is offered for the information about an armed suspect who robbed a woman near the Seminole Hard Rock complex in Tampa early in the day June 30, according to Tampa Police.

It happened at 11:30 a.m. last Tuesday. The suspect drove up next to the woman at in the parking garage, got out of the car and pulled a gun out of his waistband. He grabbed her purse knocking her to the ground, police said. He fled in a sedan that is believed to be a slate or charcoal Toyota Corola LE with a Courtesy Toyota sticker on the left side of the rear. The vehicle displayed no license plate, police said.

The incident was caught on video.

Police describe the robbery suspect as a black male in his 20s to early 30s, about 5 feet 8 to 10 inches tall, thin build with short hair short hair no facial hair. He was last seen wearing a loose-fitting long-sleeve white button-down shirt, dark dress pants and dark shoes.

Crime Stoppers of Tampa Bay is offering $3,000 for any information leading to the suspect’s identification and arrest. Additionally, the Hard Rock is offering $5,000 for one year for information that will lead to his arrest.

You can call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS (8477), report anonymously online at, or send a mobile tip using the new TipSubmit Mobile application, which is a free download.

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