|Published:||May 13, 2011 10:11 PM EDT|
|Updated:||May 13, 2011 7:23 PM EDT|
LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The Fort Myers Police Department responded to an attempted robbery in the 4300 block of Armeda Street Friday at 10:16 a.m.
Upon arrival, police learned that a Hispanic male victim was approached by two unknown suspects in the street. One of the suspects had a gun and began to hit him. The victim screamed and fought back and the suspects fled the area.
Police setup a perimeter using K9 and the Lee County Sheriff’s Office Aviation Unit but did not locate the suspects.
The first suspect was armed with a gun and is described as a black male, with short black hair, 18-20 years old, 5’8”, wearing a gray t-shirt and gray pants. He also had a physical deformity to his mouth.
The second suspect is described as a black male wearing a white shirt and black shorts.
Anyone with information is asked to call FMPD at 321-7700, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS or text message C-R-I-M-E-S (274637) Keyword FMPD. Tipsters can remain anonymous.