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PCSO Robbery detectives are seeking the public's help in an armed robbery that occurred at a Family Dollar Store in Poinciana.

Around 9:30 p.m. on Thursday, January 26, 2017, an unknown white male suspect confronted the victims who were working at the store, located at 695 Walnut Street, pointed a chrome colored handgun at them, and demanded money.  The suspect also took several cartons of cigarettes. After the robbery, the suspect fled on foot towards Country Club Road.

The suspect is described as a white male, 5'9" to 5'10" tall, 125 - 145 lbs., carrying a black and neon green backpack, wearing all black clothing, with his face covered. A surveillance photo of him can be seen here.

If anyone has information about this incident or can identify this suspect, they are urged to contact Detective Escheu at 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: 1/27/2017