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


On Saturday February 24, 2018, around 4:45 a.m., an unknown male committed a retail theft at the Circle K located at 2425 Memorial Boulevard West in Lakeland.


An unknown black male, with two unknown females, began concealing merchandise in his pants. The suspect then fled the area in either a red Kia Soul or a light colored sedan, heading in an unknown direction.


Anyone with information about this investigation is urged to contact Detective J. Leblanc 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:
Cash, Michele
                                                Date: 3/5/2018