Feisty Plant City Clerk Stops Thief From Taking Cash Drawer

posted by John Conrad - 

Plant City, Fla. (970 WFLA)- On August 31,at 6:21 a.m., an unknown black male entered the Walgreens at  2102 Baker Street West in Plant City.  He selects a bottle of water and hands the clerk a $1 bill to pay for the item.  While the cash register drawer is open, the suspect reaches over the counter and attempts to grab the cash from the open drawer.  A struggle ensues with the female clerk, at which time the suspect flees the store with cash.  

He left in a small 2-door, dark colored vehicle that was parked across the street, then drove away  in an unknown direction.

On September 6,  the same suspect did the same thing that he did on August 31 .  Detectives have linked this suspect to similar type robberies at a Walgreens in Temple Terrace on September 1,  and also believe he may be responsible for three cases in the Orlando area in the last 2 weeks.

Crime Stoppers of Tampa Bay is offering a reward of up to $3,000 for information that leads to the identification and arrest of the unknown suspect involved in these cases. 

Anyone with any information regarding the identity of the suspect and who wants to be eligible for a cash reward is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS (8477)00-873-TIPS (8477)

Video and photos credit: Crime Stoppers Tampa Bay 

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