Detectives investigating armed robbery in Tampa's Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park

Posted at 3:53 AM, Sep 05, 2017
and last updated 2017-09-05 05:55:31-04

Tampa Police officers are investigating an armed robbery which occurred in Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park early Tuesday morning.

A person reported they were robbed at gunpoint near the park around 1:00 a.m., police confirmed this but have not stated what items were stolen.

Police responded and established a perimeter using K9 officers and the department's helicopter to search for the robbery suspects.

Police are searching for a suspect described as a black male who is approximately 6-feet tall. He was last seen wearing a blue bandana, white tank top, black jeans and was carrying a tan backpack. 

Anyone with information regarding this crime should contact the Tampa Police Department at 813-231-6130.