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Detectives search for man possibly linked to battery victim

Posted at 5:22 PM, Jul 24, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-24 17:22:48-04

RUSKIN, Fla. — Hillsborough County Detectives are asking for help locating a man they believe can give them information about a battery incident. 

Officials say they're looking for a Hispanic male in his early to mid-20s that is 5 feet 1 inch tall. They believe he was with the battery victim prior to the incident and want to speak with him to learn more about what may have led to the battery. 

The battery victim was found unresponsive at a gas station Tuesday morning and was then transported to Tampa General Hospital with life-threatening injuries. His name is not being released at this time. 

Anyone with information on the battery or the man is asked to call the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office at  813-247-8200 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS (8477). 

You can also report information anonymously online by going to this link