|Information Sought: ARMED ROBBERY|
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|Polk County Crime Stoppers|
County Sheriff's Office Robbery detectives are seeking information about an
armed robbery that occurred at the Hand's Produce store, 802 North Combee
Road in Lakeland, on Saturday, February 28, 2004.
The robbery occurred around 4:00 p.m. as the clerk was stocking items on the shelves. She was approached by a masked suspect armed with a knife, who forced her to the register. He removed an undisclosed amount of cash, forced the victim into the walk-in cooler, and fled on foot.
A witness outside the store described the suspect as a white male, in his early 20's, with dark or brown hair, wearing a gray sweatshirt and blue jeans. He ran behind the Cathedral of Faith church on the corner of Burns and North Combee.
Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Detective Travis Avery at 1-800-226-0344 or (863) 534-6379.
Anyone with information who wants to remain anonymous and be eligible for a CASH REWARD is asked to call Polk County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-226-TIPS.
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
February 1, 2001