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Authorities search for early morning robbery suspect

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Posted at 12:33 PM, Feb 06, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-06 20:28:34-05

LEE COUNTY, Fla.  — Deputies are looking for a man accused of robbing the Circle K store located off San Carlos Boulevard.

The incident happened just after 5 a.m. Saturday morning.

Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers says the man entered the store, brandishing a large knife with a green handle, demanding money from the register.

They say after receiving an unknown amount of cash, the man fled the scene, possibly on a bicycle, and was headed north on San Carlos Boulevard toward Summerlin Road.

Authorities describe him as a white man, between 30 and 40 years of age, wearing camo shorts and a Tampa Bay baseball cap. They say he's 5'6.

If you have any information on this case, you're asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS, or you can submit an anonymous tip online at www.southwestfloridacrimestoppers.com.