Lee deputies seek help locating jewelry thief

The Lee County Sheriff's Office is requesting the public’s help in apprehending a suspect wanted for a Grand theft that occurred on December 18, 2012 at Dunkin’s Diamonds located at 11500 S Cleveland in Fort Myers.

The Lee County Sheriff's Office is requesting the public’s help in apprehending a suspect wanted for a Grand theft that occurred on December 18, 2012 at Dunkin’s Diamonds located at 11500 S Cleveland in Fort Myers.

The Lee County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public’s help in apprehending a thief wanted for stealing jewelry from a Fort Myers Dunkin Diamonds store.

Deputies responded to the store at 11500 S. Cleveland Ave. around 5 p.m. They met with a store manager who said a sales employee was approached by a male suspect who requested to see a gold necklace to purchase. The sales person showed the subject a 28-inch 14 karat yellow gold rope chain. The suspect then fled into an awaiting vehicle with the gold chain.

No one was injured during the theft.

The suspect is described as white male, approximately 5 foot 8 inches to 5 foot 10 inches tall, between 25 to 35 years old, brown eyes, short brown hair, approximately 170 pounds with poor oral hygiene. He was last seen wearing blue jeans, a blue baseball cap with writing on the front, a dark blue T-shirt with the writing VCC on the front and the rear possibly reading “Christian Center”.

The suspect was last seen fleeing to a vehicle parked at the rear of the business. The vehicle was described as a gold Toyota truck, possibly a Tundra. The vehicle was last seen fleeing into the Pine Manor Community.

Anyone who may know the identity of the person responsible or has further information is asked to call the Lee County Sheriff’s Office at (239) 477-1000 or, to remain anonymous and be eligible for a reward up to $1,000 dollars, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS(8477). Anonymous tips may also be made online at www.swflcrimestoppers.org, through the TipSubmit app on any iPhone or by texting CRIMES (274637) Keyword: REWARD.

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