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Lehigh teen held up at gun point

Posted at 10:43 PM, Nov 30, 2017
and last updated 2017-11-30 22:43:12-05

A 17-year-old Lehigh Acres boy was robbed at Veterans Park Wednesday.

According to reports the teen rode his bike to the park to meet his girlfriend.

He saw a suspicious man near the tennis courts.

The man approached the victim and pushed him off his bike.  The suspect then pressed his gun against the victim's head and demanded he empty his pockets.

The victim managed to escape on his bike, after the suspect was distracted by people nearby.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Lee County Sheriff's Office.