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.
We believe at this time that the robbery here at Marathon is related to the robbery that occurred this morning in @pgpdfl. If you have any information on these crimes please contact @SWFLCrime8477 – you can recieve cash if your information leads to an arrest. pic.twitter.com/pKS9rY58nI
— Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office (@CCSOFLSheriff) May 1, 2019
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.