Gunman Robs Brandon Walgreens Pharmacy, Sheriff’s Office Ask Residents Help

Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office (HCSO) is asking residents help to identify a gunman that robbed the Walgreens Pharmacy, located at 128 E. Brandon Blvd. in Brandon over the weekend.

As reported by HCSO deputies, on July 29 at approximately 6:24 p.m., an unknown suspect entered the Walgreens store and walked to the rear of the store to the pharmacy counter.

Seen in the video, as a thin build white male, 50-64 years, 5’10”, 170 – 185 lbs wearing a blue and white striped shirt, beige baseball cap, white towel wrapped around sides of his neck, blue jeans and white tennis shoes.

While waiting at the counter the suspect brandished a handgun and demanded narcotic pills before jumping over the counter, deputies said.

The suspect forced open a locked cabinet, removed pills and placed them into a white plastic Walgreens shopping bag.  The suspect jumped back over the same counter and walked out of the store heading northbound.

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).

To view the surveillance video, please visit http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bTFuFvsySWw.