LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Lee County Sheriff's deputies are searching for the man who robbed the Pilot Truck Stop in Fort Myers early this morning.
LCSO dispatch received a phone call just before 12:30 a.m. in reference to a just-occurred armed robbery at the Pilot Store, located at 6050 Plaza Drive. Deputies searched the surrounding area, but came up empty-handed.
According to the clerk, a man entered the store with a black ski mask covering his face and white gloves on his hands. The suspect pointed a handgun at the clerk and demanded money. He received an undisclosed amount of cash and fled the store. No one was injured.
The suspect is described as a thin black male possibly in his 20's to 30’s and approximately 6 foot tall with shoulder length dreads. He was wearing black pants and a black long sleeve shirt. Photos of the suspect have been included.
If you recognize this suspect or know anything about this armed robbery, 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 Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS. Tips may also be made online at www.swflcrimestoppers.org; via text to CRIMES (274637) Keyword: REWARD; or through the TipSubmit app on any Smart phone.