Suspect Sought: Armed Robbery

"For Immediate Release"
Media Contact: Michal Holder, 863 534-6631 or 863 819-0397, pager

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Polk County Crime Stoppers

Convenience Store Armed Robbery

Polk County Sheriff's Office Robbery Unit Detectives are investigating the armed robbery of a Circle K store located at 4980 Spirit Lake Road in Winter Haven. On May 9, 1999, at approximately 9:15 p.m., a suspect armed with a semi-automatic handgun entered the store and confronted the clerk. After taking cash from the cash register, the suspect fled from the scene.

The suspect is described as a black male, 5'7, 155 pounds, 18-20 years old, wearing a white T-shirt and tan pants. Detectives are requesting assistance in locating the suspect. Detective Paul Kantor is in charge of the investigation, and can be reached at 863 534-0980.

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!

May 17, 1999


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