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Suspect Sought for Armed Robbery at Lehigh Restaurant
Friday, April 19, 2013

On Wednesday, April 17, 2013, at approximately 9:00 p.m., the Lee County Sheriff's Office received a 911 call in reference to an armed robbery which had just occurred at Tortilleria Matamoros, located at 4316 Lee Boulevard, Lehigh Acres. Deputies responded to the call and met with the victims.

During the preliminary investigation, deputies learned that an unknown white male entered the store, displayed a handgun and demanded money from the register. Shortly thereafter, the suspect fled on foot behind the store.

The suspect is described to be an older white male, approximately 40-50 years old, 5’11-6’1, 150 lbs, with shoulder length, light colored hair and was wearing glasses, a baseball cap, a dark colored jacket and blue jeans.

Assistance is needed in identifying the suspect. Still photos are attached.

If you have any information on the suspect in this robbery, please 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, through the Tip Submit app on any iPhone or by texting a tip to CRIMES (234637) Keyword: REWARD.