On February 25, 2013 at approximately 6:10 a.m., the Lee County Sheriff's Office received a call in reference to a robbery that had just occurred near 11501 South Cleveland Avenue.
The victim was standing at the Lee Tran bus stop in front of Americas Best Value Inn waiting for a Lee Tran Bus. A white male that spoke with a Russian or Polish accent approached the victim and grabbed her purse. The victim fought back, but the suspect was able to flee with the victim's purse.
The suspect appeared to be approximately 19 to 25 years old and was about 5 foot 10 inches tall. He had short hair and was wearing a white shirt with blue jeans.
If you know anything about this robbery, call the Lee County Sheriff's Office at (239) 477-1000. Or, to remain anonymous and be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000, call Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS. Tips may also be made online at www.swflcrimestoppers.org via text to CRIMES (274637) Keyword: REWARD or through the TipSubmit app on any Smart phone.