Sarasota Pizza Hut robbed, suspect escapes

Herald Staff ReportJanuary 1, 2013 

Sarasota deputies are seeking a man in his 40s who robbed a Pizza Hut late Monday in Sarasota.

At 10:48 p.m. Monday, deputies were called to the Pizza Hut at 3251 Lockwood Ridge Road. Investigators found that the suspect entered the business and handed an employee a note demanding money. The note stated that the man had a gun. He was given an undetermined amount of cash before he fled on foot. No firearm was observed and no one reported any injuries, Sarasota deputies reported.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Sarasota Criminal Investigations Section at 941-861-4900 or leave an anonymous tip with Crime Stoppers by calling 941-366-TIPS (8477), or online at

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