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Authorities: Armed suspect on the run after early morning robbery

April 12, 2017
Special to THE CITIZEN ( , Lehigh Acres Citizen

Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public's help identifying and tracking down a man who held up a Lehigh Acres 7-Eleven at gunpoint early this morning.

Witnesses stated that just after 2:30 a.m., the man entered the store at 501 Sunshine Blvd. N. He asked an employee if they were still selling beer, at which point he pulled a gun from his waistband and ordered the clerk to get behind the counter and hand over all the money in the register.

After being given an undisclosed amount of cash, the man fled on foot, headed westbound on Lee Boulevard.

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Surveillance photo of the man who held up the 7-Eleven at 501 Sunshine Blvd. N. on Wednesday.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 800-780-TIPS (8477). All callers will remain anonymous and will be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000.

Tips may also be made online at: or by submitting a tip on the P3Tips mobile app.

Source: Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers

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