Search on for thief who struck at Fort Myers Dunkin's Diamonds

FOX 4 Staff

Search on for thief who struck at Fort Myers Dunkin's Diamonds

CREATED Dec. 19, 2012

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The Lee County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in catching a suspect wanted for a theft that happened Tuesday at the Dunkin's Diamonds located at 11500 S. Cleveland in Fort Myers.

Deputies responded to a call shortly after 5 p.m. and met the store management.  They told investigators a sales employee was approached by a man who requested to see a gold necklace to purchase.

After showing the suspect a 28" 14 carat yellow gold rope chain the suspect grabbed it, fled from the store and into a waiting vehicle with the gold chain.

The suspect is described as a white male, appoximately 5'8" to 5'10", between the age of 25 to 35, with brown eyes, short brown hair, weighing about 170 pounds with poor oral hygiene.  He was last seen wearing blue jeans, a blue baseball cap, a dark blue t-shirt with the writing VCC on the front and the rear possibly reading "Christian Center."

The suspect was seen leaving in a gold Toyota truck, possible a Tundra.

Anyone with informatin as to the identity of the thieve is urged 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 you can call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS (8477).