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Sought in Robbery
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Polk County Sheriff's Office Robbery Detectives are seeking to identify a suspect responsible for a robbery which occurred on Saturday, July 7, 2001. The robbery occurred at the Amoco store located at 1360 U.S. Highway 92 West in Auburndale. At approximately 8:45 p.m., an unknown black male entered the store and told the clerk he wanted to purchase a few items which were located behind the counter. As the clerk was completing the transaction, the suspect displayed a chrome colored handgun and demanded money from the register. The suspect fled the store heading north on Berkley Road with an undisclosed amount of cash. He is described as approximately 6'1 to 6'2, 250-270 pounds with gold teeth. He was last seen wearing a white shirt with blue horizontal stripes. The suspect might have left the scene in a 1992-1995 maroon Chevy Camaro.
Anyone with information on the identity or location of the suspect should call Detective Mark Stroud at 863-534-6397.
Media Contact: Sterling Ivey, 863 534-6377 or 819-0221, pager
July 7, 2001