Partnership Policing Communications Coordinator (PIO)
Desk Phone: 941-954-7094
Sarasota Police Attempting to Identify Armed Robbery Suspect
Sarasota Police detectives are asking for the public’s help in identifying an armed robbery suspect who showed a firearm during an attempted armed robbery of a business in the 1600 block of North Washington Boulevard, Sarasota. on Monday, August 19, 2019 at approximately 7:40 p.m.
The suspect is seen on camera walking into the business wearing a black t-shirt, dark colored jeans, sneakers and a tan camouflage NRA hat. The suspect walks up to the counter and demands money from the clerk while showing a firearm. While the clerk speaks with another employee, the suspects leaves the business without any money. The video can be seen on the Sarasota Police Department YouTube page at https://youtu.be/EKD3nJBkPLI
Anyone with information on this case is asked to call Detective Gary McDowell at 941-364-7309 or leave an anonymous tip with Crime Stoppers by calling 941-366-TIPS or online at www.sarasotacrimestoppers.com