Published: May 05, 2014 12:52 PM EDT

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- Lee County Sheriff's deputies are searching for the suspect accused of robbing the Dollar General, located at 701 Gretchen Avenue S., around 9:30 last night.

According to deputies, a man entered the store, brandishing a black handgun, and demanded money from the cash drawer. The victim complied, handing the suspect an undisclosed amount of money. The suspect fled the area on foot in an unknown direction.

The suspect is described as a black male, 6 foot tall, thin build, black hair in dreads, wearing a tan shirt with red stripes, black pants, white tennis shoes, blue jacket with a hood, ski mask, and carrying a red bag in his hands.

If you recognize the suspect or know anything about this armed robbery, call the Lee County Sheriff's Office at 477-1000. Or, to remain anonymous and be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000, call Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS. Tips may also be made online at; via text to CRIMES (274637) Keyword: REWARD; or through the TipSubmit app on any Smart phone.