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Detectives Search for Vending Machine Thieves

Three people stole cash from a machine at University Mall, according to the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office.

Detectives Search for Vending Machine Thieves

The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office needs the community’s help to identify three people it says broke into a video game vending machine at and stole cash.

Two men and one woman were recorded in a surveillance photo on June 15 at approximately 6:53 p.m. breaking into the machine, according to a sheriff’s office press release. They cut the locks and took the money inside.

One of the men is described as 30-49 years of age, 6 feet tall, 220 pounds, medium build, short brown hair and wearing a blue T-shirt.

The other man is described as 22-29 years of age, 5-feet-9-inches tall, medium build, short black curly hair and was wearing a black T-shirt.

The woman is described as 30-49 years of age, 5-feet-8-inches tall, medium build, shoulder-length strawberry blonde hair in a ponytail.

Anyone with any can call the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office at 813-247-8200. Anyone with any information who wants to be eligible for a cash reward can call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS (8477), report anonymously online at  www.crimestopperstb.com or text "CSTB plus your tip" to C-R-I-M-E-S (274637).

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