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Armed suspect hides in car, robs man in Lehigh Acres

Posted at 7:33 AM, Jan 02, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-02 07:33:20-05

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. -- Investigators need your help identifying the suspect who hid inside a man's car and then robbed him at gun point last month.

The victim says he drove to the 7-Eleven on Sunshine Boulevard and State Road 82 back on December 17th.

Deputies say when he got back into his car, a man was sitting in the back with a gun.

He demanded money and a cell phone. The victim didn't have cash, so the suspect forced him to drive to a bank and withdraw $800. Then he ordered the victim to drop him off.

Detectives believe a man caught on surveillance video is the suspect. If you have any information, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS.