Tampa, Fla. (WFLA) – Delegates are working to identify a man they say swiped more than $30,000 in jewelry from the Zales Jewelry Store at the Brandon Mall on Saturday afternoon.
Delegates said the man entered the Zales jewelry store at 1:36 p.m. before he “forcedly grabbed” 10 gold necklaces and a gold ring from the display case.
The man hinted he had a weapon in the burglary before he got out with more than $30,000 worth of jewelry, according to a news release from the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office.
Deputies described the man as a black male, possibly 28-30 years old, 5’7″ to 5’9″ tall, and 160-170 lbs.
He was last seen wearing glasses, a blue long-sleeve shirt, black pants and a black hat with sneakers.
Delegates said the man may have an “N” tattoo on the right side of his neck with wings on each side.
Anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to call the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office at 813-247-8200. To remain anonymous or possibly to receive a reward for information, call CrimeStoppers of Tampa Bay at 1-800-873-TIPS (8477).
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