OLDSMAR – Pinellas County Sheriff’s detectives with the Burglary/Pawn Unit are asking for help to locate a man wanted in connection with an Aug. 30 gas theft at the Circle K gas station, 3170 Tampa Road in Oldsmar.
According to detectives, about 12:37 a.m. a male suspect was seen getting out of a pickup truck and beginning to pump gas. After he filled up the truck, the man pulled the hose to a second vehicle and filled it up. He returned to his truck, pulled away and two more trucked pulled in.
The suspect then walked over to the two trucks and pumped their gas. When he was finished, all four vehicles left the station without paying.
The suspect is described as a black or Hispanic male. He was last seen wearing a white hat, a white short-sleeved T-shirt and blue jean shorts. There is no description on the other drivers.
The three pickup trucks were red, silver and dark blue or black in color. The fourth vehicle was a dark blue or black 4-door sedan.
Anyone with information on this theft is asked to contact Detective Clark of the Burglary/Pawn Unit at 582-6200 or to remain anonymous and be eligible for a reward, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS or visit www.crimestoppersofpinellas.org.