Lee County deputies are on the hunt for two men that robbed a Waffle House just after 5 am this morning.
On February 16, 2014 at 5:23 am , deputies responded to the Waffle House located at 4050 Boatways Road, Fort Myers, in reference to a just occurred robbery.
According to the employees, two men entered the store wearing masks. The suspects pointed guns at the employees and patrons and demanded money. They received an undisclosed amount of cash and fled the store on foot. No one was injured.
Due to the nature of this incident, detectives with the Robbery/Auto Theft Unit responded to assume the investigation.
The suspects are described as thin, black males; one was wearing jeans, a black shirt with a black ski mask on. The other was wearing dark colored pants, a maroon shirt with a black ski mask.
If you recognize the suspects, by the way that they are dressed or the mannerisms they displayed or know anything about this armed robbery, call the Lee County Sheriff's Office at 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.
Still photographs of the suspects have been included in this press release.