|Published:||Nov 23, 2012 2:59 PM EST|
|Updated:||Nov 23, 2012 7:26 PM EST|
LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The Lee County Sheriff's Office is requesting the public’s help in apprehending a suspect wanted for an armed robbery that occurred on November 22, at the Circle K, located at 11225 S. Cleveland.
Deputies responded to the scene at approximately 9:35 p.m. and met with the victim who stated while on duty at the Circle K the victim was approached by a male suspect that demanded money from the register. The suspect was armed with a handgun. The suspect received an undisclosed amount of money then fled the area in an unknown direction.
No one was injured during the incident.
A perimeter was set up. K-9 and Aviation responded to the scene with negative results.
The suspect is identified as a black male approximately 6'2", thin build (140lbs) with a goatee and having an accent. The suspect was last seen wearing a black hoodie style jacket with white letters and blue jeans.
Anyone who may know the identity of the person responsible or has further information is asked to call the Lee County Sheriff’s Office at (239) 477-1000 or, to remain anonymous and be eligible for a reward up to $1,000 dollars, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS(8477). Anonymous tips may also be made online at www.swflcrimestoppers.org, through the TipSubmit app on any iPhone or by texting CRIMES (274637) Keyword: REWARD.
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