Suspected Estero TV thief ID'd

CREATED Jan. 28, 2014

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FORT MYERS, Fla. - Several tips to Crime Stoppers have led to the identification of a suspect wanted for stealing a television set and assaulting an employee a week ago at the Target Store at the Coconut Point Mall.

Crime Stoppers named the suspect as 23-year-old Joshua Agosto, who was last seen living in the Pine Manor area.

Agosto is a repeat offender, with previous arrests for burglary, grand theft and aggravated battery on a pregnant victim.  He now faces charges of grand theft, battery and resisting a merchant, as well as a second unrelated warrant for battery.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Joshua Agosto is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-780-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 texting a tip to CRIMES (274637) Keyword: REWARD.