Information Sought: Armed Robbery

"For Immediate Release"
Media Contact: Sonya Dodds, (863) 820-4839

From the
Files of . . .
Polk County Crime Stoppers
Information is being sought on the July 11, 1998, armed robbery of clerks at the Little Caesar's Pizza located at 7072 State Road 37 South, near Lakeland.

Two black male suspects entered the restaurant wearing ski masks and possibly gloves. After forcing a clerk to open the safe, the suspects bound the hands of two of the clerks with duct tape. The suspects then fled on foot from the restaurant after stealing an undisclosed sum of money. No shots were fired and no one was injured.

Det. Rodney Chauncey of the Polk County Sheriff's Office is in charge of the investigation.

 A reward of up to $1,000 may be awarded for information leading to the arrest or indictment of a suspect or suspects. Anyone with information is asked to contact Polk County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-226-TIPS. Anonymity is Guaranteed!

August 4, 1998


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