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Polk County Sheriff's detectives are seeking information in a Retail Theft Investigation.

Around 3:22 pm, on Monday, March 12, 2013, an unknown black male suspect was captured on surveillance video at the Kangaroo Express Gas Station located at 3044 Hwy 60 E, Lake Wales.

The suspect entered the store and asked to see scratch-off style lottery tickets.  The suspect then fled the store with approximately $200 worth of tickets without paying for the tickets.

The suspect is believed to be driving a box-style sedan, blue in color. 

Anyone with information about this investigation is urged to contact Detective Steven Goreck at 863-287-8411.


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:
Wood, Donna
                                                Date: 3/26/2013