Robbery suspect stabbed by clerk arrested by Hillsborough detectives

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) – Detectives have arrested suspect who was stabbed by a Sunoco clerk during a robbery Sunday morning.

According to the sheriff’s office, Daniel Eubanks, 41, of Tampa, entered the store located at 14516 N. 22nd Street and demanded a bag of money.

The store clerk and the suspect became involved in a struggle over a baseball bat that was behind the counter.

Eubanks overpowered the clerk and the clerk stabbed him in the stomach.

The clerk and Eubanks continued to struggle until the clerk was able to run outside and alert nearby deputies.

The sheriff’s office said Eubanks removed a paper bag full of cash from behind the counter and fled on foot.

He was arrested without incident at 14001 San Casa Pl. in Tampa. He is currently being treated to Tampa General Hospital for his stab wounds.

When Eubanks is medically cleared, he will be booked into the HIllsborough County Jail. He is charged with robbery with a weapon, grand theft and aggravated battery.


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