February 29, 2012
Brandon CompUSA Burglarized Over Night
Hillsborough County Sheriff’s deputies are asking residents to help identify three burglary suspects who broke into to the CompUSA store, located at 11211 Causeway Blvd. in Brandon, early this morning and stole several high priced electronic items.
Deputies responded to a burglary call at approximately 5:39 a.m. on Wednesday, February 29, deputies said.
According to HCSO spokesperson Debbie Carter, when deputies arrived on the scene they discovered a Nissan Maxima in front of the store with what appeared to be chains attached to the front door of the store.
The suspects utilized the vehicle to pull the doors off of the business in order to gain entry to the store, deputies said.
Once inside, the suspects took two flat screen TVs and some other smaller electronic items before fleeing in another vehicle.
Initial damage to the store is estimated at approximately $25,000.
Anyone with any information reference the suspects is asked to call the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office at 247-8200 or anyone with any information regarding the identity and whereabouts of these suspects 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).