Police seek help identifying robbery suspects, pointed gun at victims during sneaker purchase

Posted at 3:32 PM, Jul 21, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-21 15:32:47-04
Tampa police detectives need help looking for two robbery suspects.
On Sunday two unknown Hispanic male suspects in their late teens to early twenties agreed to meet up with the victims in West Tampa near Tampania Avenue North in order to purchase a pair of sneakers.  
According to detectives, one of the suspects pointed a silver semi-automatic firearm at the victims and demanded their money. The suspects fled with the cash in a Toyota Prius.  
Video was captured of the suspects arriving and fleeing the scene.
Crime Stoppers of Tampa Bay is offering a reward of up to $3,000 for information that leads to the identification and arrest of the unknown suspects involved in this case.  
Anyone with any information regarding the identity of the suspects and who wants to be eligible for a cash reward is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS (8477), report anonymously online at or send a mobile tip using the P3 Tips Mobile application.  Crime Stoppers must be contacted first in order to be eligible for a cash reward.