Attempt to Identify – Strong Arm Robbery Suspect
On January 16, 2015, at approximately 8:40 a.m., an unidentified male entered the Race Trac at 2750 N Road 98 and began concealing household cleaning and other products in his jacket. The employees of the store observed his actions and blocked the door in an attempt to prevent the suspect from leaving. The suspect forcibly pushed the employees away from the door and fled on a blue or green bicycle in a northeasterly direction. The suspect stole approximately $75 worth of products.
The suspect is described as a black male, 45-55 years of age, approximately 5’9”-6’ in height with an average build and a full beard. The suspect was wearing a dark green jacket with a hood with a black sweatshirt underneath, blue jeans and black tennis shoes.
Anyone with information on the identification of this individual is asked to contact Lakeland Police Detective Nicole Cain at 863-834-8957, or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-226-8477. To remain anonymous and be eligible for a cash reward, you must contact Crime Stoppers.
LPD Event #15-1125 Detective Cain Bulletin CS #15-06