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

At approximately 9:30 p.m., on Friday, May 10, 2013, a retail theft occurred at the Circle K located at 2425 W. Memorial Blvd., Lakeland.

The first suspect is a Hispanic male, approximately 20 – 25 years of age wearing a red shirt and gray pants.  This suspect arrived in a silver mini-van and parked near the exit to the business. 

The second suspect is also a Hispanic male, approximately 16 – 20 years of age wearing a striped shirt and capris type pants.  This suspect arrived in a black vehicle and parked near the front of the store. 

The two suspects entered the store together and remained in and around the store for approximately 20 minutes.  After departing the store it was determined that 300 gallons of fuel had been taken from the underground pump.

Anyone with information about this investigation is urged to contact Detective Kim 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:
Wood, Donna
                                                Date: 5/31/2013