Lee County sheriff’s deputies are on the lookout for a man who robbed a south Fort Myers jewelry story by ramming a vehicle through the front door.
Deputies were called to Provident Jewelry, 15245 S. Tamiami Trail, around 4:30 a.m., according to a news release. They immediately noticed the damage to the door. Surveillance video shows a white Cadillac backing through the front door and the suspect going from case to case, smashing out the glass and stealing jewelry.
The suspect appears to be a white male who was wearing black clothing, a black mask on his face and white gloves, authorities said.
The Cadillac was recovered nearby later that morning at Exchange Lane and Trader Street, reports said. The Cadillac was confirmed stolen from a home in the Bellasol community.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Lee County Sheriff’s Office at (239) 477-100. Or, to remain anonymous and be eligible for a cash reward, call Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS. Tips can also be made online at www.swflcrimestoppers.org, through the Tip Submit app on any iPhone or by texting a tip to CRIMES (234637) Keyword: REWARD.