Deputies looking for person who robbed Dollar Store
FORT MYERS, Fla.---The Lee County Sheriff's Office needs your help in apprehending a suspect wanted for a robbery that occurred Sunday at the Dollar Store on Tamiami Trail in North Fort Myers.
Deputy’s responded to the scene and met with the victim who stated that a white male entered the store and purchased a lighter. The victim exchanged some pleasantries with the suspect, and received a $5.00 dollar bill from the suspect and opened the drawer to provide change. Once the victim opened the register, the suspect grabbed the drawer of the register and took most of the paper money within it. The suspect fled the store in an unknown direction. The suspect is described white male, approximately 5’9”, very thin, and in his 30’s or 40’s, with an old tattoo on his right arm and some red marks all over his face. He was last seen wearing a dark in color bandana on his head and a dark gray sweat shirt with a design on it. Surveillance photos are enclosed of the suspect. Due to the nature of the crime, the Lee County Sheriff’s Office Robbery Unit assumed the investigation. Anyone who may know the identity of the persons responsible or has further information is asked to call the Lee County Sheriff’s Office at (239) 477-1000 or, to remain anonymous and be eligible for a reward up to $1,000 dollars call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS.