OCSO seeking men who robbed UCF-area stores
Orange County Sheriff's Office is searching for the men who robbed a Circle K and University Wine & Spirits on University Boulevard near UCF.
On Sept. 9, the suspect reportedly entered the Circle K convenience store at approximately 2:45 a.m., pointed a handgun to the clerk's head and demanded money, according to OCSO.
The suspect is described as a black male in his early 20s, between 5-foot-6 and 5-foot-8, wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and blue jeans. He had a white cloth tied around his head, which concealed everything except for his eyes.
A similar incident occurred Aug. 28 at the University Wine & Spirits on University Boulevard at approximately 10:03 p.m.
The man reportedly entered the liquor store, pointed a gold revolver at the clerk and demanded money before fleeing the store in a vehicle, headed west on University Boulevard.
Police describe the unknown suspect to be a black male, 18 to 25 years old, about 6 feet tall and weighing between 160 and 180 pounds. He was seen wearing a black ski mask, black hoodie with gray sleeves, dark pants with white stripes and black shoes with white shoelaces.
The suspect fled in an older, late '90s model, gold Honda Accord 4D, according to OCSO.
Those with information related to the crimes should call Crimeline at 800-423-TIPS.
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