Officials are asking the community for help to identify a suspect who pulled out a knife and robbed a Sarasota store Wednesday.
A man went into La Pulguita, 1155 N. Washington Blvd., Sarasota, armed with a knife where he threatened the clerk and demanded money, around 8:45 p.m. Wednesday, according to the Sarasota Police Department. He left with an undetermined amount of cash.
The suspect can be seen on surveillance video footage. He is described as a man in his mid-20s, standing between 5-feet 9-inches and 6-feet tall with a thin build and wings tattooed on the back of his neck, according to the sheriff’s office.
The man was wearing a t-shirt that said “CREW” on the back with a crab on the right sleeve.
Anyone with information on the incident or the suspect can call Detective Steve McDowell at 941-364-7309 or leave an anonymous tip with Crime Stoppers by calling 941-366-TIPS or online at www.sarasotacrimestoppers.com.