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It is unknown where the suspect departed from the SCAT bus, the release adds. The victim described the suspect as a black male about 6 feet tall and weighing approx- imately 160 pounds. He has a slim build, she told officers. When he was on the bus, the suspect was wearing a light colored T-shirt, dark shorts, sneakers and a white Miami Heat flat-bill ball cap with green and red accents. Anyone with information about the suspect or knowledge of similar incidents on buses is encouraged to call Detective Kim Laster at 364-7327, leave an anonymous tip with Crime Stoppers by calling 366-TIPS (8477) or go online at The Sarasota Police Department is inves- tigating an armed robbery reported at approximately 9:45 p.m. on Saturday, July 19, at Subway, located at 1154 N. Washington Blvd. in Sarasota, the office has announced. When officers responded to a report of an armed robbery in progress, the clerk at the Subway told them a male suspect had entered the store wearing a black ski mask and bran- dishing a black semi-automatic handgun, a news release says. The clerk added that the suspect grabbed the other clerk on duty and forced him to open the cash register and then empty an unknown amount of cash into a bag before the suspect fled on foot, the release adds. Officers who searched the area were unable to find the suspect, the release notes. Anyone with information regarding the case is asked to call the Sarasota Police Department at 316-1199. POLICE ASKING FOR HELP TO IDENTIFY ARMED ROBBERY SUSPECT Simply put, Crime Stoppers relies upon the cooperation between the police the media and the community to provide a flow of information about crime and criminals. Call: (941) 366-TIPS (8477) Click: Text: Text "TIP109" plus your message to CRIMES (274637) All submitted tips are secure and anonymous A second photo shows a different view of the SCAT aggravated assault suspect. Image courtesy Sarasota Police Department Sarasota News Leader July 25, 2014 Page 83

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