At approximately 6:15am Wednesday morning, the Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office responded to a reported armed robbery at the marathon Gas Station located at the corner of Edgewater Drive and Bayshore Road in Port Charlotte. At approximately 6:00am, an armed robbery was reported at the Circle K located at Tamiami Trail and Aqui Esta Drive (within the City of Punta Gorda).
The Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office and the Punta Gorda Police Department have determined that the same suspect was involved in both robberies. The suspect is described as a black male in his 20’s, wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt and black Puma sweatpants. He was observed driving a small dark SUV.
This is still an active investigation by both agencies. This blog post will be updated as we receive new information.
If you have information on these crimes, please contact the Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office at 941-639-0013. You can also submit a tip anonymously through our mobile app.
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