$10,000 reward in Lakeland robberies

POLK COUNTY, Fla. -- There is a $10,000 reward for the suspect in a string of armed robberies at gas stations and other businesses in Lakeland.

The unknown suspect is connected to four robberies across Lakeland, including a liquor store, a Subway restaurant and two gas stations.

LPD released multiple surveillance images of the suspect, described as a light-skinned Hispanic male, 6 feet tall, 150 pounds and between the ages of 25-35.


The suspect is considered armed and dangerous and should not be approached. He is wanted for the following armed robberies:

  • October 29:  Subway store at 5395 Socrum Loop Road
  • November 1: Exxon Gas Station at 4655 Socrum Loop Road.
  • November 3: Marathon Gas Station at 111 Marcum Road
  • November 6: XYZ Liquor, 2190 Highway 92 East.

In each robbery, the suspect allegedly brandished a handgun and demanded money from employees. There were no reported injuries.

If you have any information, contact Detective Edward Sealey at 863-834-5991 or by email. Heartland Crime Stoppers is also offering a $10,000 reward for any information that leads to the identification and arrest of the suspect. To be eligible for the reward, Heartland Crime Stoppers must be contacted first before contacting LPD.

(© 2016 WTSP)


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