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Polk County Sheriff's Robbery detectives are seeking information about an armed robbery that occurred at the Circle K convenience store located at 4980 Spirit Lake Road in Winter Haven.

Around 11:30 p.m. the evening of Sunday, September 6, 2009, two unknown black male suspects, one of whom was armed with a handgun, entered the store and jumped over the counter, demanding money from the clerks. The armed suspect pointed the handgun at one of the clerks and threatened to shoot her if she did not comply with their demands. After taking an undisclosed amount of cash, the suspects fled the scene heading eastound on foot towards Grady Polk Road.

The first suspect is described as a black male, 6' tall, 180 lbs, wearing a black mask, grey pants, a black sweatshirt, grey gloves, and armed with a handgun.

The second suspect is described as a black male, 5'5" tall, 140 lbs, a grey mask, wearing blue and white shorts, a green sweatshirt, and yellow rubber dishwashing style gloves.

Video surveillance photos of the two suspects can be seen here.

If anyone has information about this incident they are urged to contact Detective Mike Evans at 863.534.6379.


Anyone with information who wants to REMAIN ANONYMOUS and be eligible for a CASH REWARD is asked to call HEARTLAND CRIME STOPPERS AT 1-800-226-TIPS or log onto to submit your tip via the web. For a secure and password protected mobile app for your smart device, go to the app store and download the free “P3tips” mobile app. No caller ID, no recorded lines, no tracking cookies, no saved IP addresses. Anonymity is Guaranteed!!

Media Contact:                                                   Date: 9/7/2009