[UPDATE] Robbery at Two Local Tropical Smoothie Locations

By: TPD Release
By: TPD Release

On Wednesday November 10, at approximately 7:45PM, the Tallahassee Police Department responded to a reported robbery at 3111 Mahan Drive (Tropical Smoothie). Upon arrival, officers learned that a suspect entered the business brandishing a firearm and demanding money. The employee complied with the demand and the suspect fled the business.

At approximately 8:00PM, the Tallahassee Police Department responded to a second reported robbery at 209 North Magnolia Drive (Tropical Smoothie). The suspect was armed with a firearm and demanded cash from the employees. The employees complied with the demand and the suspect fled.

No one was injured during the robberies. Based on the preliminary investigation it appears the robberies are related and the investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information about these crimes is asked to contact the Tallahassee Police Department at (850) 891-4200 or Crime Stoppers at (850) 574-TIPS (8477). Remember, Crime Stoppers does not want your name, just your information. You could be eligible for a cash reward.

SUSPECT DESCRIPTION:

Black male, 5’9”-5’11”, thin build, 20-25 years of age. Last seen wearing a dark jacket and long shorts.

WCTV has included surveillance pictures of the suspect.


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  • by TLB Location: TALLY on Nov 13, 2010 at 04:38 PM
    WHY DIDN'T HE JUST ASK FOR A JOB WHILE HE WAS THERE
  • by Mike Location: Tallahassee on Nov 13, 2010 at 04:04 PM
    Looks like the thugs have figured out the Tropical Smoothie policy on employees being allowed to defend themselves. Yea Thugs!! Enough of you keep doing this and sooner or later these insane policies will be changed.
  • by De Soto Location: FL on Nov 13, 2010 at 03:22 PM
    Thugs don't do 10-20-Life when slick Willie is the state attorney....thugs keep being thugs on the streets
  • by prison guard on Nov 13, 2010 at 01:36 PM
    job security
  • by dog Location: gone on Nov 13, 2010 at 07:04 AM
    THUG looking to do 10-20-life.
  • by The Dude Location: McDuderson Ranch on Nov 11, 2010 at 09:06 AM
    Let me translate that "description" for you: CRACKHEAD
  • by Leroy Location: FAMU on Nov 11, 2010 at 07:19 AM
    The suspect was wearing "Long shorts".That just sounds weird.Wonder what an insignificent amout of cash he got away with.What an idiot!
  • by Sarah Location: Tallahassee on Nov 11, 2010 at 07:17 AM
    I wonder if it's the same guy that robbed the Tropical Smoothie on N. Monroe last month...
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