Polk County Sheriff’s detectives are asking for the public’s help in a Retail Theft investigation.
At approximately 5:10 pm on Wednesday, January 29, 2012, an unidentified black male suspect wearing a red hoodie and dark pants entered the Circle K Store located at 4415 Old Kathleen Road in Lakeland and asked the clerk for a carton of Newport brand cigarettes. After the clerk placed the carton on the counter, the suspect grabbed the cigarettes and fled the store heading northbound on foot. The suspect can be seen here in video surveillance.
Anyone with information about this investigation is urged to contact Detective Kevin Matheny at 863.287.2367, 863.577.1623 or 863.298.6200.