Attempt to Identify Armed Robbery Suspect

SARASOTA, FL  – April 19, 2018   – 10:15 a.m.

The Sarasota Police Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying an armed robbery suspect.

On Friday, April 12, 2018 at approximately 5 p.m., the subject entered Subway located at 1154 North Washington Boulevard, Sarasota.  While inside the store, he displayed a firearm and demanded the employee open the register.  The suspect left the store with an undisclosed amount of cash.  The employee was not injured.

The suspect is described as a male, between 6’2” and 6’3” tall, 250 pounds, with a short mustache and beard.  He was last seen wearing glasses and a black and purple sweatshirt with the words “Washington DC” on it.

Anyone with information on this case, please call Detective Kim Laster at 941-364-7327 or leave an anonymous tip with Crime Stoppers by calling 941-366-TIPS or online at