Sarasota PD on lookout for convenience store robbery suspect

February 19th, 2015 by Staff

A surveillance image shows a bandanna covering his face.

(BTLS Staff) SARASOTA, Fla. – Detectives with the Sarasota Police Department are asking for the public’s help in identifying a robbery suspect.

An unknown male made off with less than $100 from a convenience store on North Washington Blvd. Last Friday.

According to a Sarasota Police Department report the incident occurred at approximately 1:30 pm. The clerk triggered a silent alarm by the suspect had fled by the time officers arrived.

The report states the man entered the store and demanded cash. He implied he had a weapon but it was not seen by the store employee.

Investigators say the suspect’s face was covered but he appeared to be a white male in his mid to late 20s. He was wearing an olive green, hooded sweatshirt, a white t-shirt and black pants.

His face was covered by a pink bandanna. The suspect stands approximately 5’11” tall and has a thin build.

Click here to see surveillance video from the crime.

If you have any information about this case, please contact SPD Detective Maria Llovio at 941-364-7336. If you wish to remain anonymous call Sarasota Crime Stoppers at 941-366-8477.

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