Published: Nov 13, 2013 11:00 AM EST
Updated: Nov 13, 2013 11:50 AM EST

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The Lee County Sheriff's Office is searching for two suspects accused of stealing more than $13,000 in tools from a local business at some point between Monday night and Tuesday.

On November 12, just after 7:00 a.m., the Lee County Sheriff's Office responded to a grand theft at Cougar Cutting, located at 6391 Arc Way in Fort Myers.

The victim arrived to work and noticed a hole in the fence. Employees secured the truck and the compound at 8:15 p.m. the night before. Upon further inspection he discovered the lock was cut off the side door of a Ford F-650 Truck, resulting in the theft of various tools valued at $13,500.

Video surveillance revealed that unknown suspects arrived in a white, four-door vehicle. The suspects are described as a white male with a beard and dark clothing. The second suspect appears to be a black male wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt and shorts.

Both suspects fled the area with the stolen property.

Anyone who has any information on the identity of the suspects are asked to contact 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.