SARASOTA -- Sarasota police are looking for a man who robbed a 7-Eleven store early Wednesday, according to a news release.
About 5:30 a.m., the man entered the store at 1702 N. Washington Blvd., walked behind the counter, threatened the clerk and requested all the money in the cash register. The clerk complied, police said.
The man was last seen walking north on North Washington Boulevard.
Police have released images of the robber taken by a store security camera.
Police said the same man had been in the store about 4:20 a.m., acting suspiciously. He left the store after using the bathroom, police said.
"The clerk ... thought he observed the outline of a gun in the man's clothing but none was actually seen," police said.
Anyone with information can call Detective Sgt. Tom Shanafelt at 941-954-7089 or leave an anonymous tip with Crime Stoppers by calling 941-366-TIPS (8477) or online at www.sarasotacrimestoppers.com.