Information Sought: ARMED ROBBERY  
From the
Files of . . .
Polk County Crime Stoppers
Polk County Sheriff's Office Robbery detectives are seeking information  about an armed robbery that occurred on July 13, 2004, at Rocco's Bar & Grill, 5688 Cypress Gardens Blvd, Winter Haven.

At around 9:10 p.m. that evening, the victim, an employee of the restaurant, was approached outside the restaurant by two black male suspects. One of the suspects was armed with a handgun, and one was armed with a hunting knife. They forced the victim back inside the business, and held customers and other employees at bay with the weapons while searching for money. Once they located the money, they fled the scene in an unknown direction.

The suspects are described as:
1 - black male, 18-25 years old, 6'1" to 6'3", 180-200 lbs., average build, wearing an orange ski mask, dark clothing and gloves, armed with a black semi-automatic handgun.

2 - black male, 18-25 years old, 5'10" to 5'11", average build, dark clothing, dark cloth covering his face, armed with a medium-sized hunting knife.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Detective Travis Avery at
1-800-226-0344 or (863) 534-6379.


 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
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February 1, 2001