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Armed robber hits fast food, pizza places

Tampa, Florida -- Hillsborough County detectives are asking for the public's help identifying a man wanted in connection with a series of armed robberies.

In each of the robberies, authorities say the man shattered a window with a brick to get inside the business. Once inside, he would approach employees and demand money. 

Hillsborough detectives are investigating three incidents, however, there are two others that are possibly connected, one in Largo, one in Hernando County and two in Tampa.

Anyone with any information reference the suspect is asked to call the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office at 247-8200 or anyone with any information regarding the identity and whereabouts of this suspect 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 www.crimestopperstb.com or text "CSTB plus your tip" to C-R-I-M-E-S (274637).

The names and locations of the businesses hit are listed below:

Sept. 23, 2012
Papa John's Pizza
7891 Gunn Highway

Sept. 29, 2012
Pizza Hut
4535 East Bay Drive

Sept. 27, 2012
Domino's Pizza
13081 Spring Hill Drive
Spring Hill

Oct. 7, 2012
Pizza Hut
902 Busch Blvd. W

Oct. 14, 2012
Wendy's Restaurant
13712 Bruce B. Downs Blvd.

Oct. 16, 2012
Pizza Hut
17420 Highway 41 North

Nov. 1, 2012
Burger King
4103 Hillsborough Ave. W.


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