Video shows man assaulting Hillsborough deputy

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. -- Hillsborough County sheriff's deputies released a video of a man assaulting a deputy after a traffic stop on Wednesday.

Deputie said Rodshee Jermaine Rayford exited a vehicle and shoved a Hillsborough deputy following a seatbelt violation stop around 11:30 a.m. at the intersection of 142nd Avenue East and 12th Street North. He was with an unidentified female.

A struggle between the deputy and Rayford occurred before he ran off, and he is now at large.



Rayford is a known repeat offender and already had a warrant out for his arrest for parole violation. Some of his past charges include robbery with a firearm, carjacking, and kidnapping and assault.

Deputies said do not approach the suspect as he is known to be dangerous.

Any information that may lead to his arrest may be eligible for a cash reward via Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-8477. Contact Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office at (813) 247-8200 for information or any tips on the suspect. Anonymous tips may be given to Crime Stoppers online. 

(© 2016 WTSP)


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