Attempt to Identify Armed Robbery Suspect

SARASOTA, FL. – October 6, 2016   – 9:15 a.m.

Sarasota Police Detectives are attempting to identify an armed robbery suspect who showed a knife and demanded cash at Walgreens, 3550 Fruitville Road, Sarasota, at approximately 8:40 p.m. on Wednesday, October 5, 2016. 

Video of the armed robbery can be viewed at

The cashier told Officers a male walked into Walgreens and advised her that it was a robbery.  The suspect pulled out a knife and demanded the cash in the drawer.  After the suspect received an unknown amount of cash, he exited the store.

The suspect was seen on camera at the Dodge Store, next to Walgreens, 3580 Fruitville Road, Sarasota, before and after this incident.  The video at shows the suspect at the Dodge Store after the robbery.  Following the robbery, the suspect purchased beer and cigarettes with the stolen money.

The suspect is described as a white male, mid 50’s, grey hair and was last seen wearing a blue polo, black pants and white sneakers.

Anyone with information on this case, please call Detective Darrell Nixon at 941-954-7078 or leave an anonymous tip with Crime Stoppers by calling 941-366-TIPS or online at