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Man attempts to rob Fort Myers auto store

Posted at 3:26 PM, Dec 12, 2017
and last updated 2017-12-12 15:26:36-05

FORT MYERS, Fla. --- The Fort Myers Police are looking for a man accused of attempting to rob a local auto store on Tuesday. 

The attempted robbery happened at Rick Johnson's Auto and Tire Center on Cleveland Avenue in Fort Myers. 

According to officers the suspect, who identified himself as Josh, dropped his backpack while leaving the scene.

When officers searched the backpack they found tools inside which contained tools leading police to believe that the suspect may be a tattoo artist. 

The suspect was last seen getting into a silver Ford Fusion with a state tag. 

If you have any information contact the Fort Myers Police Department at (239) 321-7700.