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Woman on the run after robbing auto parts store

Posted at 1:31 PM, Oct 29, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-30 12:25:54-04

FORT MYERS, Fla.-- Police are in search for a woman responsible for robbing an O'Reilly Auto Parts store at gunpoint Friday night.

It happened just before 9:30 p.m. at 15681 san Carlos Boulevard. A Hispanic female entered the store, pointing a black firearm at two store employees demanding cash from the registers.  After reiterating that “This is for real, yo,” the employees emptied the registers, at which point the female fled on foot on San Carlos Boulevard in an unknown direction, according to the report.

She is described as between 18 and 22 years of age, 5’7” to 5’9”, with a thin build.  She was last seen wearing a grey hooded sweatshirt, and a black mask or shirt which covered her face. 

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-780-TIPPS.