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Tampa police seek suspects in armed robbery in Ybor


Published:   |   Updated: October 7, 2013 at 05:41 PM

Tampa police are seeking the public’s help in locating three suspects in the robbery of two other men over the weekend in Ybor City.

About 1:01 a.m. Sunday, two men were looking for their car in the 1700 block of N. 19th Street in Tampa, when three men offered their help, police said.

At the corner of N. 24th Street and East 8th Avenue, one member of the trio pulled out a handgun and demanded the victims’ wallets, according to police. The suspects then fled northbound on foot.

Anyone with information in the case is asked to call police at (813) 231-6130. Or, people wishing to remain anonymous and be eligible for a cash reward are asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS (8477) or report online at www.crimestopperstb.com.

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