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Cops: Suspects pistol whip victims, rob Internet cafe

Tampa, Florida -- The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office has released surveillance video of two suspects robbing an Internet Cafe in Tampa Thursday morning.

The two men are wanted for robbing the Sunset Internet Cafe, and pistol whipping two victims in the midst of their crime.

Photo Gallery: Sunset Internet Cafe robbery

It was 12:30 a.m. Thursday morning when two suspects, described as black males in their 20's walked in and hit a man attempting to leave over the head with a gun, and told him to stay inside.

The suspects then proceeded to rob the cafe, and pistol whipped one more of the four others inside.

Deputies provided a full description of the suspects:

Suspect 1, Armed with a handgun:

  • Black male
  • 22 - 29 years of age
  • Approximately 5'6
  • Dark complexion
  • Thin build
  • Wearing a white mask and dark clothing

Suspect 2, Armed with a handgun: 

  • Black male
  • 20's
  • Approximately 6'
  • Thin build
  • Wearing a green mask and dark clothing

Deputies ask anyone with information regarding this crime to contact the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office at 813-247-8200.

You may report anonymously and be eligible for a cash reward by contacting Crime Stoppers. Call 1-800-873-TIPS (8477), report online at www.crimestopperstb.com or text "CSTB plus your tip" to C-R-I-M-E-S (274637).


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