CAPE CORAL POLICE DEPARTMENT
Public Affairs Office
1100 Cultural Park Boulevard
Cape Coral, FL 33990
Active Robbery Investigation- Walgreens (2409 Santa Barbara Boulevard South, Cape Coral)
(August 14, 2014)- At 1:22 PM, Cape Coral Police responded to the Walgrens located at 2409 Santa Barbara Boulevard S. on what appears to be a strong-arm robbery. Preliminary investigation has revealed that a suspect shoved a store employee and stole an undisclosed amount of US currency from the register. The suspect fled the scene on foot. There was no reports of weapons.
Cape Coral Police Patrol, Traffic Units, and Aviation are in the area looking for the suspect who, at this time is still at-large. Detectives and Patrol Officers are on-scene at this time.
The public will see a heavier-than-normal police presence in this area as we continue to look for the suspect.
The suspect is described as a Hispanic male in his 30's, short stature (approximately 5'00" tall), thin build, wearing a white baseball cap, khaki pants, and a black shirt with a print on the front. The male also had a pierced lower lip.
If you have any information on the identity of the suspect, please contact the Cape Coral Police Department at 239-574-3223. You can also submit an anonymous tip. Go to www.capecops.com/tips or text a tip- text CCPD+"Your Message" to CRIMES (274637). Finally, you can call Crimestoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS.