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

Between 1:30 and 2:30 am, on Sunday, April 27, 2014, a white male subject entered the 7-Eleven convenience store located at 6175 Highway 98 South, Lakeland.  He was described has having blonde, collar-length hair, wearing a white shirt with dark slacks, dark shoes and a dark jacket with lettering on the back.

The suspect was observed placing a bottle of wine in his pants and leaving the store without paying. 

Anyone with information about this investigation is urged to contact Detective Rushing at 863.499.2400, or 863.298.6631.


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: 5/9/2014