Surveillance photo via Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers

Armed robber strikes Lehigh Acres convenience store

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. A suspect is at large following an armed robbery at a convenience store early Thursday morning, the Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers said.

The robbery happened at around 3:30 a.m. at the Circle K on 1181 Homestead Rd. North, Crime Stoppers said. The suspect pointed a gun at the store clerk and demanded cash from the register.

The suspect fled the scene in a silver car, Crime Stoppers said. The make and model of the car are unclear.

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