LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help identifying a man who held up a convenience store early Saturday morning, taking off with cash and lottery tickets.
According to detectives, the suspect walked into the 7-Eleven store, located at 530 Joel Boulevard, just before 5 a.m.
Police say the man demanded that the teller hand over all the cash in the register, as well as five $25 lottery tickets. The employee complied and the suspect took off in an unknown direction. He is believed to be a light skinned white or Hispanic male.
Anyone with information on the identity of the robber is asked to contact 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 www.swflcrimestoppers.org or by texting a tip to CRIMES (274637) Keyword: REWARD.