Masked man robs Fort Myers convenience store

Posted at 8:26 AM, Mar 20, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-20 08:26:26-04

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- A masked man is on the run after robbing a convenience store in Fort Myers early Monday morning.

According to Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers, the suspect entered the Circle K store on Metro Parkway at Crystal Drive around 1:40 a.m.  The male suspect had a bandana covering his face and a white towel wrapped around his right hand, and demanded cash from the register.

The suspect pocketed the money and fled in an unknown direction.

He is described as between 5’6” and 5’8”, wearing a red pullover hoodie and faded jeans. It is unknown if he was actually armed or not.

Anyone with information on the suspect and his current whereabouts is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS (8477).  All callers will remain anonymous and will be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000.  Tips may also be made online at or by submitting a tip on the P3Tips mobile app.