Tampa Police seek information on brazen watch thief

Do you recognize the man in this photo? Tampa Police want to talk to him about two stolen watches.

TAMPA, Fl. (WFLA) – Detectives with the Tampa Police Department are asking for the public’s help in identifying a watch thief.

The incident occurred Friday at the Old Northeast Jewelers location inside the International Mall.

According to a TPD release the suspect entered the business, looked at several items before he grabbed two watches and ran out the door. A store employee gave chase but was unable to catch up with the unidentified white male.

The suspect is in his mid-to-late ‘20s, stands 5’8’’ to 5’10’’ tall and weighs approximately 165 pounds. He has a light complexion, black hair and he had a day or two of stubble on his face.

If you recognize the man in the photo or have any other information on this incident, call the Tampa Police Department at 813-276-3200. If you wish to remain anonymous contact Crime Stoppers of Tampa Bay.


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