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Authorities: Suspect sought in armed Lehigh robbery

July 28, 2017
Special to THE CITIZEN ( , Lehigh Acres Citizen

Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public's help identifying a suspect who held up a Circle K at gunpoint in the early morning of July 27.

Just after 3:30 a.m., a light-skinned black man entered the store at 1181 Homestead Road N. and immediately pointed a handgun at the clerk. The man demanded that the clerk open the register, at which point he reached over the counter and grabbed the entire till, according to officials.

The man fled the scene in a silver car with an undisclosed amount of cash.

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Authorities are asking for the public’s help identifying a man who held up a Circle K, at 1181 Homestead Road N., at gunpoint on July 27.

Anyone with information the suspect is asked to call Southwest Florida 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: Lee County Sheriff's Office

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