PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- A man and woman reported to the Charlotte County Sheriff's Office that they were held at gunpoint early Friday morning at the Port Charlotte Beach Complex by two men who took their cellphones.
The victims said they were walking from the parking lot to the fishing pier at about 1 am when they were approached by two men who both pointed handguns at them. They were ordered to lay on the ground and given the men their belongings. Each victim handed over their cell phones to the men. The victims continued to lay on the ground after the men left until they saw someone they knew in the area.
Deputies searched the area but were unable to locate anyone matching the descriptions given of the suspects.
Both suspects were armed with handguns and were described as being either Black or Hispanic. Both suspects had red bandanas over their mouths, partially covering their noses.
One suspect was described as being about 5 ft. 8 inches tall and about 140 pounds with lighter complexioned skin and reddish curly shoulder-length hair. He was wearing a white T-shirt and dark jeans or longer shorts.
The second suspect was described as being about 5 ft. 8 inches tall and weighing about 220 to 250 pounds. He had short, buzzed-cut black hair and was wearing a black T-shirt and dark jeans or longer shorts.
They were possibly driving a red 4-door vehicle.
Anyone with knowledge of this robbery is asked to please call the CCSO Major Crimes Unit for Detective Rebecca Lissow or Corporal Jack Collins at (941) 575-5361, or Crime Stoppers at 800-780-TIPS (8477).