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Cape Coral deputies search for robbery suspect

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Posted at 8:42 PM, Oct 13, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-13 23:28:15-04

CAPE CORAL, Fla. -- Cape Coral Police Detective are asking for your help locating and identifying a robber.

On Thursday, October 13, 2016 at around 9:00 AM Cape Coral Police Department Officers responded to a strong-arm robbery that occurred at Winn-Dixie, 1016 Cape Coral Parkway E.

The suspect entered the store and stole cash from the register, injuring the 71 year-old clerk in the process.

The suspect fled on foot, with an undisclosed amount of US currency, toward the southeast corner of the building.  The suspect is described as a white male, medium skin tone, approximately 5'7"-5'8", medium build, with black scruff/bearded facial hair, possibly in his mid to late 30's. 

If you have any information on the identity of the suspect, please contact the Cape Coral Police Department at 239-574-3223 or you can call Crimestoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS.