Cape Coral convenience store robbed early Saturday

Posted at 6:58 AM, Jul 15, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-17 07:34:35-04

Police in Cape Coral are investigating a robbery at a Circle K on Skyline Boulevard early Saturday morning.

It happened just after 1 a.m. at 3704 Skyline.  Police say the suspect forced a store employee back into the business and took money from the register.  

The attacker is described as a white or Hispanic man, 6 feet tall, wearing a black mask, gray hoodie sweat shirt, gray and black plaid knee-length shorts. 

He was last seen running away southbound.  He was possibly armed, but did not show a weapon during the attack.

Police used K-9 units and a helicopter throughout the overnight hours as they searched the scene for the suspect.  If you have any information, call police.