Suspect sought in Fort Myers hotel burglary

CREATED Feb. 5, 2014

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SOUTH FORT MYERS, Fla. - Lee County detectives are asking for help in capturing a man who robbed a Fort Myers Hotel on Tuesday January 25.

Deputies responded to a burglary call at the Fairfield Inn on Cypress Trace.  The front desk employee said an undisclosed amount of cash was taken while he was away from his desk helping a guest.

Surveillance video shows the suspect enter the hotel lobby, jump over the front desk counter and take cash from the drawer. The suspect is described as a thin, white male, approximately mid to late 20s. He was wearing a black hoodie with writing on the back which read “Hate Campaign” in white lettering, khaki pants and dark colored skateboard-type shoes.

If you can identify the suspect or know anything about this burglary, call the Lee County Sheriff's Office at 477-1000. Or, to remain anonymous and be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000, call Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS (8477).