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4 Jun 2014

Police Investigating Robbery

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On Tuesday, June 3, 2014 at 8:17 p.m., the Fort Myers Police Department investigated a robbery to the business at the Family Dollar located at 2222 Fowler Street. Upon arrival police learned a black male entered the business, brandished a handgun and took an undisclosed amount of cash from two store patrons. The robber then proceeded to take an undisclosed amount of cash from the cashier’s drawer. The suspect then fled the business in an unknown direction. Police K9 and aviation responded, however the search yielded negative results. No one was injured during the offense. The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to a call FMPD Detective Al Antonini at 321-7700, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS or text message C-R-I-M-E-S (274637) Keyword FMPD. Tipsters can remain anonymous. Anyone with information that leads to an arrest and conviction of the robbery suspect could be eligible for a reward of up to $5,000.

Police have released three surveillance videos from the Family Dollar robbery. The black male suspect is of medium build between 5’11” and 6’3” in height, weighing approximately 170 lbs. The suspect was wearing a white t-shirt, black pants, black shoes, and athletic gloves, possibly Nike brand. The suspect had a white shirt over the top of his head and a dark cloth covering below his eyes.

The police department is asking the public to review the video surveillance and call FMPD Detective John Price at 321-7700, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS or text message C-R-I-M-E-S (274637) Keyword FMPD.  Tipsters can remain anonymous. Anyone with information that leads to an arrest and conviction of the robbery suspect could be eligible for a reward of up to $5,000.

http://youtu.be/0SykpronCRQ

http://youtu.be/2xkyE8IKhAI

http://youtu.be/TRSftD_vsHc


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Contact Fort Myers Police

Office: (239) 321-7700
Emergency: 911

Address: 2210 Widman Way, Fort Myers, FL 33901

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