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Oldsmar gas theft suspects still on loose

OLDSMAR — The Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office remains on the look for suspects in an Oldsmar gas-theft incident late last month.
According to a Sheriff’s Office press release, four vehicles stole fuel from a Circle K gas station located at 3170 Tampa Road in Oldsmar on Friday, Aug. 30 at approximately 12:37 a.m.
The suspect, described as a black or Hispanic male, was observed getting out of a pickup truck and beginning to pump gas. After filling up one vehicle, the suspect is seen in the security camera footage pulling the hose to another vehicle and filling up.
The suspect then returned to his truck, pulled away and two more trucks pulled in.
The suspect walked to the two trucks and pumped the gas.
There is no description of the other drivers.
The vehicles used during the thefts are three pickup trucks: red, silver and dark blue or black in color.
Anyone with information on the crime is asked to call (727) 582-6200. To remain anonymous and still be eligible for a reward, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS or
(727) 815-1071
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