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Public asked to ID robbery suspect

May 14, 2014
Lehigh Acres Citizen

The Lee County Sheriff's Office is continuing an investigation today into the robbery of the Dollar General store at 701 Gretchen Avenue S. in Lehigh Acres that occurred on Sunday, May 4 at around 9:34 p.m. They are asking for help from the public in the identification of a suspect.

A spokesman with the Sheriff's Office said a man is wanted for an armed robbery of the store.

According to investigators, the suspect came into the store with a black handgun and demanded money from the cash drawer.

The clerk complied handing the suspect an undisclosed amount of money.

Investigators said the suspect then fled the area on foot without information as what direction he may have ran.

The suspect is described as a black male, six 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.

Police are hoping someone may have information about this robbery.

If you have any knowledge or recognize the suspect, you are urged to contact the Lee county Sheriff's Office at 477-1000. You can also remain anonymous and be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000 for information by calling Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS.

You can also go online with a tip at: or via text to CRIMES (274637) with keyword: REWARD; or through the TipSubmit app on any Smart phone.

Source: Lee County Sheriff's Office



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