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INFORMATION SOUGHT IN ARMED ROBBERY INVESTIGATION  Sought 
Polk County Sheriff’s deputies are seeking the public’s help in an Armed Robbery investigation. 

At approximately 10:00 pm, on Sunday, October 6, 2013, three black male suspects forced their way into the Sonny’s Restaurant located at 5910 S. Florida Avenue, Lakeland, just as the employees were attempting to close.  The suspects forced employees to empty the contents of the safe and fled the restaurant in an unknown direction.  

The suspects are described as:  Suspect 1: B/M in his late 20s / early 30s, approximately 6’0” tall with a heavy build (280-300 lbs.), wearing black shirts covering his face and head, all black clothing, and armed with a black in color semi-automatic handgun. 

Suspect 2: B/M in his mid to late 20s, between 5’8” and 5’10” tall with a slender build (130-150 lbs.), wearing black shirts covering his face and head, all black clothing, and armed with a black revolver. 

Suspect 3: B/M between 17 to 23 years of age, between 5’7” and 5’9” tall with a slender build (130-150 lbs.), wearing black shirts covering his face and head, all black clothing, and armed with a small, black in color semi-automatic handgun. 

Anyone with information about this investigation is urged to contact Detective Chris Katsoulis at 863-298-6925, or 863-298-6200. 

 
ANYONE WITH INFORMATION WHO WANTS TO REMAIN ANONYMOUS AND BE ELIGIBLE FOR A CASH REWARD IS ASKED TO CALL
1-800-226-TIPS or LOG ONTO www.heartlandcrimestoppers.com. ANONYMITY IS GUARANTEED!
 iPhone and Droid users can download a free tip submit app to anonymously report crime. To install these free apps, please visit www.tipsoft.com.
 
 
Media Contact:
Wood, Donna
                                                Date: 10/7/2013