Man, woman steals $500 police scanner from Fort Myers Radio Shack

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Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers

FORT MYERS, Fla. – Authorities are looking for a man and a woman who allegedly worked together to steal a $500 police scanner from a Fort Myers Radio Shack.

A man entered the Radio Shack located at 4901 Palm Beach Blvd. around 7 p.m. on Dec. 27 and spent a few minutes looking at the police scanners before leaving, investigators said. He returned a few minutes later with a woman who began distracting an employee while he picked out the scanner, placed it underneath his shirt, and walked out.

Authorities believe both suspects are between 20 and 30-years-old.

Anyone with information regarding the identity of the suspects is asked to call Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS (8477).  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 texting a tip to CRIMES (274637), keyword: REWARD.

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