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 September 20, 2004.

At around 6:40 p.m. that evening, a large black SUV, possibly a Ford Expedition, pulled into the Beverage Depot located at 2501 Avenue G NW, in the Inwood area of Winter Haven. The driver asked for a quart of beer. The employee/victim also noticed another person in the vehicle, seated behind the driver. When the victim brought the beer to the vehicle, the driver/suspect jumped out, armed with a shotgun and wearing a bandanna around his face. The suspect demanded money from the register, and the purse from the victim, and then fled north on 25th Street NW.

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


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February 1, 2001