Sarasota PD needs help finding armed robber that threatened clerk with knife

Sarasota PD looking for armed robber who threatened clerk with knife

SARASOTA COUNTY, Fla. -- The Sarasota Police Department is looking for an armed robbery suspect who threatened a clerk with a knife Wednesday night.

According to police, the unidentified man walked inside a La Pulguita, located at 1155 N. Washington Blvd. in Sarasota and threatened the store clerk with a knife. 

The suspect left with an unknown amount of cash.

The man is described as a light-skinned black male who is in his mid-20's and is between 5'9" to 6' tall. He was unshaved and had wing tattoos on the back of his neck. 

He had a shirt that reads "CREW" on the back with a crab on the right sleeve.

Anyone with information, contact Detective Steve McDowell with the Sarasota PD at (941) 364-7309. An anonymous tip can also be left with Crime Stoppers of Sarasota or by calling 941-366-TIPS. 

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