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Suspect steals more than $6K worth of fireworks from TNT stand in Tampa

Deputies search for suspect
Posted at 9:07 AM, Jun 27, 2019

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. — More than $6,000 worth of fireworks were stolen in Tampa early Thursday morning.

The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office said the suspect entered the TNT Fireworks tent on the 8000 block of W Hillsborough Ave around 3 a.m.

After stealing $6,318 worth of fireworks, the suspect left in a dark sedan, possibly a Buick, eastbound on W Hillsborough Ave.

Deputies said the person who runs the fireworks stand across the street witnessed the theft.

No description of the suspect has been released by deputies, but if you know anything about the incident you should call the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office Non-Emergency line at (813) 247-8200.