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

At approximately 9:16 a.m., on Tuesday, October 15, 2013, a retail theft occurred at the One Stop Dollar Store located at 803 Wabash Avenue in Lakeland. 

The first suspect in the photo is a white female, approx. 60-65 years of age, wearing a blue shirt, shorts, and walking with a cane.  The second suspect is a white male approx.. 35-45 years of age wearing a black shirt, light colored pants, and a green jacket.  

These two suspects entered the store together and began placing items into a shopping cart.  The female suspect picked up a bottle of perfume and carried it to the back of the store where she took the bottle out of the packaging and placed it in her pocket.  Both suspects left the store without paying for the perfume which was concealed on the female’s person.  

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: 10/23/2013