Law enforcement investigating 2 armed robberies in Charlotte County

Punta Gorda police said via Twitter that they were investigating an armed robbery that occurred just before 6:00 AM this morning at the Circle K located at Tamiami Trail and Aqui Esta Drive.

Shortly after Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office announced they were investigating an armed robbery as well in Port Charlotte.

Circle k robbery in Punta Gorda

Armed robbery at Marathon in Charlotte County. Photo via Ted’s Marathon

Law enforcement believes both robberies invilved the same suspect. CSSOsays the suspect was wearing black Puma sweatpants, light gray hoodie. Vehicle is a small Chrysler product, SUV style.

Law enforcement believes the two robberies are related.

Additional information will be released when possible.

Writer:Lincoln Saunders
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