Armed Robbery in USF Area

“Tampa – Armed robbery just occurred at 52nd Street and Fowler Avenue. Remain alert Avoid area. Emergency personnel responding – USF Alert”

Since this morning, Tampa Police posted the above store surveillance video of the armed robbery at the Gas Kwick and Marathon Gas Station at 5035 Fowler Avenue near the University of South Florida in Tampa.  A  daytime store clerk, who did not witness the robbery, said she heard the robbery happened at around 6:30 a.m. today and that no one was hurt.

Tampa Police says two unknown black men and 1 unknown white woman robbed the Gas Kwick. All were armed with handguns. The female suspect, thin petite build, wearing a turquoise blue blouse or top and skinny blue jeans, held the front door open during the holdup.

If you recognize any of the suspects in the store surveillance video, contact Crimestoppers of Tampa Bay at @crimestopperstb on Twitter, call 1-800-873-TIPS (8477) or go to http://www.crimestopperstb.com to submit your anonymous web tip. Tampa Police say there is a $3,000 reward for tips leading to suspects’ arrests.

Source: TPD Media Relations

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