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Partnership Policing Communications Coordinator (PIO)
Genevieve Judge
Desk Phone: 941-954-7094
Fax: 941-954-7034

Sarasota Police Attempting to Identify Armed Robbery Suspect

Post Date:08/22/2019 11:35 AM

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

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


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