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At approximately 11:38 pm, on Friday, May 28, 2010, a female employee was working in the Hungry Howie’s Pizza restaurant located at 3007 Cypress Gardens Road, Winter Haven.

An unknown black male entered the store wearing a black ski mask and purple latex gloves.  The suspect brandished a black unknown type handgun and ordered the victim to open the cash register drawer and the safe.

After taking cash from the register and safe, the suspect placed the money in his pants pockets and fled the scene.  The victim was not injured

The suspect is described as being approximately 5’10” tall and wore a long sleeve shirt and black pants.

Anyone with information about this investigation is urged to contact Detective Consuelo Bias 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:
Wood, Donna
                                                Date: 6/1/2010