On July 2, 2013 at 12:17 a.m., the Lee County Sheriff's Office received a call in reference to an armed robbery that had just occurred at the Circle K convenience store, located at 11225 S. Cleveland Avenue.
Deputies responding to the call met with the victim. During the preliminary investigation, deputies learned that a male suspect armed with a handgun approached the store clerk just outside the front doors. Surveillance video shows the suspect enter the store and grab a display case containing lottery tickets before fleeing.
The suspect is described as a black male, approximately 5' 10" to 6 feet tall with a thin build. The suspect was wearing a dark colored hooded long-sleeved short, dark pants and a dark colored mask.
If you know anything about this armed robbery, call the Lee County Sheriff's Office at (239) 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 www.swflcrimestoppers.org, through the Tip Submit app on any iPhone or by texting a tip to CRIMES(234637) Keyword: REWARD.