Deputies looking for man in robberies

Surveillance video captures robber in the act

Author: Lisa McDonald, Assignment Editor, lmcdonald@wkmg.com
Published On: Feb 17 2013 09:22:00 AM EST
POLK COUNTY, Fla. -

Polk County Sheriff’s Robbery detectives are seeking the public’s help in identifying an armed robbery suspect in two separate robberies, deputies said.

Deputies said the first robbery occurred at 12:39 a.m. Saturday.

Deputies said a masked man armed with a silver colored semi-automatic handgun robbed the Circle K Gas Station at County Line Road and Cornett Road in Lakeland. 

Deputies said  the second robbery happened around 10:02 p.m. Saturday.

Deputies said a similarly masked and armed man robbed the BP Gas Station at Pipkin Road and Yates Road in Lakeland.

If anyone has information about either of these incidents or can identify this suspect, they are urged to contact the Polk County Sheriff's Office or call the Polk County Crimeline at 1-800-226-TIPS.