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Polk County Sheriff’s Office detectives are asking for the public’s help in a retail theft investigation.


On Wednesday, January 21, 2018, around 6:05 p.m., an unknown woman and two unknown men walked into the Family Dollar Store located at 4285 Kathleen Road in Lakeland and stole merchandise.

The female suspect walked behind the service counter, took merchandise, and then fled the store with the two male suspects.  They left in a white pickup truck bearing Arizona tag #AH47890 which is a stolen U-Haul tag.


Anyone with information about this investigation is urged to contact Detective J. Leblanc 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:
Cash, Michele
                                                Date: 2/2/2018