Tampa Publix Robbed at Gunpoint
From the St. Petersburg Times
TAMPA — Police are searching for two men who robbed a Tampa grocery store at gunpoint Thursday night.
At about 10 p.m., the two men entered the Publix at 6001 N Nebraska Ave., through a back door, according to the Tampa Police Department. Armed with handguns, the men ordered employees to lie on the ground while they made the store’s assistant manager and cashier give them an undetermined amount of money from the store’s safe. They then fled in a dark-colored SUV, police said. There were no injuries.
One man is described as black, 5-foot-9 to 6 feet tall, about 170 pounds, wearing a black T-shirt and dark blue jeans. Police said the other is also black, 5-foot-9 to 6 feet tall, about 230 to 250 pounds, wearing a black T-shirt and acid-washed jeans.