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Deputies seek to identify gas station robbery suspect in Plant City

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Posted at 1:06 PM, Aug 15, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-15 13:06:09-04

Deputies are seeking the public's assistance in identifying a gas station robbery suspect in Plant City. 

The suspect entered the Circle K, located at 5108 Glen Harwell Road on August 15th at 1:21 a.m., approached the counter and held a silver and black handgun at the cashier and demanded cash from the register. 

The clerk gave the suspect an undisclosed amount of cash and the suspect fled the gas station westbound on Glen Harwell Road in a dark-colored hatchback vehicle. 

Surveillance video shows the suspect entering the gas station and walking up to the counter. 

The suspect is described as a black male, 5'7" tall, 160 pounds, 20-23 years of age and last seen wearing a red or maroon shirt with gray/black shorts with dark-colored sneakers. 

If you have any information that could lead deputies to an arrest, please call the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office at 813-247-8200. 

Watch the surveillance video below: