Deputies searching for man who robbed 83-year-old woman outside of Seminole Publix

Pinellas County

SEMINOLE, Fla. (WFLA) – Pinellas deputies are searching for a man who they say robbed an elderly woman of her purse outside of a Publix in Seminole.

According to the sheriff’s office, the crime occurred on March 24 at the store located on 113 Street North.

The suspect stole the 83-year-old victim’s purse as she got out of her car.

He possibly left the scene in an early 2000s red Chevrolet pickup truck.

The man later attempted to use the victim’s debit cards at two separate locations.

The suspect appears to be in his 20s or 30s. He was last seen wearing a long-sleeve Salt Life shirt, a black FSU ball cap and mirrored sunglasses.

If you have any information about the man, contact Detective S. Swanner at 727-582-5669 or

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