Man wanted after armed robbery at Villas gas station

Published: October 10, 2022 9:25 AM EDT
An unidentified man is seen on surveillance footage during an armed gas station robbery in Villas, Sunday, October 9, 2022. Credit: Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers

Deputies are seeking an unidentified man after a Sunday morning armed robbery at a Villas gas station.

According to the Lee County Sheriff’s Office, the suspect entered the Discount Tobacco & Beer gas station located at 2101 Crystal Drive. He pulled a handgun out of his pocket and motioned to the clerk for the money from the register. The man left the store with over $1,200and drove away in an unknown white sedan of an older model.

The car driven by a suspect in an armed robbery at a Villas gas station, Sunday, October 9, 2022. Credit: Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers

If you can help identify the armed robbery suspect, you can contact Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers at 1-800-780-8477, and if your tip leads to his arrest you could be eligible for a cash reward of up to $3,000.