Published: Sep 12, 2013 4:48 PM EDT
Updated: Sep 12, 2013 4:53 PM EDT

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- The Lee County Sheriff’s Office is seeking assistance in identifying a male subject that may have information related to a theft at local pet shop in Lehigh Acres.

On Saturday at approximately 1:00 p.m., the Lee County Sheriff's Office met with a victim of a grand theft that occurred at Home for the Holiday, located at 3 Homestead Road.

Detectives discovered while the victim attempted to secure one of her pets she placed her cell phone on a counter as an unknown male customer remained in the store. When she returned she discovered the phone was missing.

The victim later realized through a social media website the phone was being used by an unauthorized person. Included is a photo taken with her phone.

Anyone who has any information on the identity of the subject is asked to call the Lee County Sheriff’s Office at 239-477-1000, or to remain anonymous and be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1000, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS (8477). Tips may also be made online at, through the TipSubmit app on any iPhone or by texting a tip to CRIMES (274637) Keyword: REWARD.