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

At approximately 2:40 a.m., on Friday, September 6, 2013, a retail theft occurred at the Circle K located at 8324 U.S. Highway 98 North in Lakeland. 

The suspect in the photo is a white male approx. 18-23 years of age wearing a blue shirt and plaid shorts.  The suspect entered the store and took two 18-packs of Bud Light from the cooler.  The suspect exited the store without paying for the merchandise.   

The second subject is a white female approximately 18-20 years of age wearing a yellow shirt, jean shorts, and cowboy boots.  This subject is a person on interests at this time. 

Both individuals were seen leaving the scene in a newer model Chevrolet Truck with a brush guard and diamond plate toolbox.   

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: 9/7/2013