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TPD: Suspect Connected to Recent Robberies Arrested

By: TPD Release; Danielle Eldredge Email
By: TPD Release; Danielle Eldredge Email

Tallahassee, FL--2/20/12

One Man suspected of robbing two men on West Pensacola Street is behind bars.

28-year-old Thadd C. Hunter is charged with two counts of robbery with a firearm plus one count of kidnapping with a firearm. One of the victims is a Jimmie Johns employee who was delivering food. The other victim was walking in the 2000 block of Pensacola when he was forced to retrieve money from his ATM.

"The description was put out of the possible suspect, one of our patrol sergeants recognized him and sure enough it was the guy who did it," said Tallahassee Police Officer Dave Northway.

The two victims identify Hunter as the man who robbed them.

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Tallahassee, Florida - Feb. 20, 2012 -

The Tallahassee Police Department has arrested a suspect connected with two recent robbery cases. The first case was on February 7th, 2012. In this case, the victim said he was walking in the 2000 block of West Pensacola Street when he was approached
by a black male, who said he had a gun and demanded his money. The suspect then forced the victim to walk to a nearby ATM and withdrawal money.

In the second case, a delivery driver for Jimmie John’s was making a delivery at 2166 West Pensacola Street. During the delivery he was confronted by a black male who implied he had a gun. The victim, fearing for his life, turned over all of his food and money.

Both victims provided investigators with a similar description of the suspect. A patrol Sergeant remembered having contact with a male who matched the suspect’s description and gave this information to investigators. The suspect was positively identified by the victims and was subsequently arrested for both robberies.

Arrested:

Thadd C Hunter Black Male DOB: 1/17/83

Charges:

Two counts of robbery with a firearm
One count of kidnapping with a firearm


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