Tampa suspect steals $1,000 worth of baby formula

This man was seen walking out of the Walmart without paying for nearly one thousand dollars worth of baby formula.

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, FL (WFLA) – Hillsborough County deputies need your help in identifying a man who walked into a Walmart on Gunn Highway in Tampa and walked out with a shopping cart of baby formula without paying.

Authorities say  on July 14, 2015 at 3:52 p.m., a black male entered the Neighborhood Market by Walmart located at 4525 Gunn Hwy. in Tampa. He filled a shopping cart full of infant formula, worth approximately $965.00, and attempted to exit the store through the front entrance.

They say when the door would not open, the suspect left the cart at the door and walked through the store’s front exit. He then walked through the front entrance and retrieved the cart full of merchandise and walked out without paying for the items. The suspect left the scene in a white, 4-door Honda Accord.

Anyone with any information reference the suspect is asked to call the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office at 247-8200 or anyone with any information regarding the identity and whereabouts of this 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 text “CSTB plus your tip” to C-R-I-M-E-S (274637).



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