TAMPA, Fla. - Pasco County deputies are searching for two suspects who used a stolen credit card. They said one of those suspects took the victim’s purse by force.
According to the sheriff’s office, the incident occurred on November 2. Between 10:50 p.m .and 11 p.m., the victim walked into a Walmart when the male suspect approached her. Officials did not specify the Walmart location.
Deputies said the suspect attempted to grab the victim’s purse, and both ended up in a physical altercation. Eventually, the suspect overpowered the victim and knocked her to the ground, they said.
The suspect fled with the purse. Deputies said the male suspect and a female suspect used the victim’s credit card at the following locations:
- Walgreens at 11115 E. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. in Seffner
- 7-11 at 8002 N. 56th Street in Tampa
- 7-11 at 5012 Pointe of Tampa Way in Tampa
Deputies said it appears the suspects also attempted to make online purchases through Best Buy’s website. The suspects’ vehicle may be a newer model Toyota Prius that is silver or gray in color.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office at 1-800-706-2488.