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Polk County Sheriff’s Office Robbery Detectives are asking for the public’s help in an Armed Robbery Investigation.

At approximately 11:30 pm, on Wednesday, September 23, 2009, three black males entered the Kegs to Go Food Mart, 2126 34th Street N/W, Winter Haven, wearing all black and with black ski-masks and armed handguns. 

The suspects forced the owner of the store, along with a store clerk, to lie on the ground while they removed a cell phone from the store owner, money from the cash register, as well as cigars, cigarettes, and black t-shirts. 

The suspects fled north on Lake Avenue. 

Anyone with information about this investigation is urged to contact Detective Mike Evans at 863.534.6379, or 863.534.6200.


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: 9/24/2009