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Armed robbery reported at Fort Myers convenience store Sunday night

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Posted at 9:18 AM, Jul 01, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-01 09:18:08-04

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Deputies are searching for a man who used a silver gun to rob a Circle K store on Tamiami Trail Sunday night.

According to the Lee County Sheriff's Office, it happened around 11:30pm at the store at the intersection with S. Airport Road near Page Field.

The suspect is described as being in his mid 20’s, thin build, dark skinned, wearing a black mask, black bandana, black hat and black pants.

He reportedly entered the store with a gun and proceeded behind the counter, where he pointed the gun at a clerk and demanded money. After receiving an undisclosed amount of cash, the man fled the store in a southbound direction.

Anyone with information on the identity and whereabouts of the suspect 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 $3,000. Tips may also be made online at www.southwestfloridacrimestoppers.com or by submitting a tip on the P3Tips mobile app.