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Polk County Sheriff's detectives are seeking information about a business burglary that occurred at the “Marathon Food Mart” 1950 Drane Field Rd in Lakeland.

At approximately 3:40 a.m. on January 18th 2013, the pictured suspect vehicle, possibly a gray or gold Buick Lesabre, entered the business parking lot.

The pictured suspect, who appears to be a black male wearing a “Tampa Bay” hat, was the driver of the vehicle and was accompanied by a second male suspect who stayed with the car. Entry to the business was gained by breaking out the front glass with a sledge hammer. The suspect removed approximately $375.00 in cash and fled the scene

If anyone has information about this incident or can identify these suspects, they are urged to contact Detective Desirey Wright at 863.577.1600 or 863.298.6200


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:
Eleazer, Carrie
                                                Date: 1/22/2013