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Robberies Linked? Robbery at Express Lane and Walgreens

Tallahassee, FL -- September 13, 2011 - 10:30am -

An LCSO spokesman says investigators believe that 2, long gun robberies, at an Express Lane convenience store and a Walgreens on September 12th, are linked.

LT James McQuaig says the rifle used in the hold ups at an Express Lane convenience store and a Walgreens appears to be the same gun, even though the suspect does not appear the same.

Stay with WCTV for updates.

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Tallahassee, FL -- September 12, 2011 --

The Tallahassee Police Department responded to a report of an armed robbery of the Walgreens located at 414 South Magnolia Drive last night at approximately 2:10 a.m.

Further investigation by the responding officers determined a black male suspect wearing a dark T-shirt with a white patch on his sleeve, long dark gray shorts with an emblem over the left front pocket, dark high top basketball style shoes with white soles, and a black cloth over part of his face entered the store while brandishing a rifle. The suspect demanded cash from the store employees, was given U.S. currency and fled in an unknown direction. There were two customers in the business at the time of the incident but no one was injured.

TPD investigators are attempting to identify this suspect. Community members with information or who recognize the suspect are asked to call TPD at 891-4200 or the Big Bend Crime Stoppers at 574-TIPS. Crime Stoppers does not want your name, just your information and you may be eligible for a cash reward. Please remember, if
you see something, say something, do something.

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[UPDATE] Leon County, Florida - September 12, 2011 - 2:20pm 0

At 5:52am on September 12, 2011, the Leon County Sheriff’s Office responded to a robbery at the Express Lane store located at 7999 Blountstown Highway. The suspect entered the store with a long-barreled firearm and robbed the clerk at gunpoint. The man then fled the scene in a small, dark colored passenger car with an undisclosed amount of cash.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the
Leon County Sheriff’s Office at (850) 922-3300 or Crime Stoppers at (850) 574-TIPS (8477). Remember, Crime Stoppers does not want your name, just your information. You could be eligible for up to a $1,000.00 reward.

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September 12, 2011 10:15am by Julie Montanaro

LCSO confirms that someone robbed the Express Lane at the corner of Highway 20 and Silver Lake Road at around 6am this morning.

We are trying to get a suspect description now.


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