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

At approximately 2:50 a.m., on Saturday, February 9, 2013, a retail theft occurred at the Circle K located at 10704 U.S. Highway 98 North in Lakeland.  

The suspect in the photo, a white male, approximately 20-25 years of age, wearing a dark shirt, baseball cap, and a dark hoodie, entered the store and took 3 bottles of beer from the cooler.  The suspect exited the store without paying for the merchandise.  The suspect left the area in a red 4-door vehicle east on Rockridge Road in Lakeland.   

Anyone with information about this investigation is urged to contact Detective Douglas 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: 2/11/2013