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Authorities: Search on for Lehigh Acres armed robber

November 20, 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 recently robbed a Dollar General in Lehigh Acres.

At 7:08 p.m. Nov. 18, a black man, wearing all black clothing and a bandana covering his face, entered the store, at 701 Gretchen Ave. He immediately displayed a firearm and demanded all the cash from the registers.

While the clerk was complying, the suspect fired one shot into the store's ceiling. After being handed over an undisclosed amount of cash, the suspect fled on foot in an unknown direction.

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Surveillance photo of man wanted in an armed robbed on Nov. 18 at a Dollar General, at 701 Gretchen Ave.

Officials reported that no one was injured during the incident.

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.

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Source: Lee County Sheriff's Office



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