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Deputies search for armed robbery duo in Marion County

Two accused of robbing Anthony Food Mart April 21

MARION COUNTY, Fla. – Authorities are searching for two people who were caught on camera Friday holding up a food mart in Anthony, according to the Marion County Sheriff's Office.

The Sheriff's Office posted a surveillance video Wednesday to Facebook of the robbery at Anthony Food Mart.

Two people dressed all in black walked into the store at 9520 NE Jacksonville Road and demanded cash form an employee, pointing a gun at two customers standing near the counter.

The video shows the first person, possibly a female, wearing all black and red sneakers pointing a gun at the cashier. The second person, possibly a black male, goes around the counter with a black backpack and fills the bag with cash.

Both individuals wore black fabric around their faces.

Anyone with information about the robbery is asked to contact Detective Billy Burleson at 352-368-3542 or call in anonymous tips to the Crime Stoppers of Marion County at 352-368-7867. Text tips to 274637 using keyword 368STOP. Tips can also be submitted at www.ocalacrimestoppers.com.

Watch the full video below.

CAN YOU IDENTIFY?

CAN YOU IDENTIFY? On April 21, 2017, these two individuals decided to commit an Armed Robbery at the Anthony Food Mart on NE Jacksonville Road in Anthony. Marion County Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes detectives need your help in identifying these individuals. If you have If you have any information, please contact Detective Billy Burleson at 352-368-3542… OR... You can call in anonymous tips to the Crime Stoppers of Marion County at 352-368-STOP or 352-368-7867. Text tips to 274637 using keyword 368STOP. Tips can also be submitted at www.ocalacrimestoppers.com. For Crime Stoppers, please reference 17-56 in your tip. Also, IF YOU USE Crime Stoppers and your tip leads to an arrest, you may be eligible for an award of up to $1,000. (MCSO #17-11166, B. Burleson)

Posted by Marion County Sheriff's Office on Wednesday, April 26, 2017

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