SARASOTA — A Papa John’s Pizza in Sarasota was robbed by a knife-wielding suspect at 6:07 p.m. Sunday.
A thin man in his mid-40s with dark hair man entered the restaurant at 3846 S. Tuttle Ave., wielding a small, fixed blade and demanded money, according to a Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office report.
The suspect, last seen wearing a plaid green shirt, blue jeans, sandals, lime green baseball cap and light moustache and goatee, took an undisclosed amount of money and fled south across Bee Ridge Road on a bicycle, according to the report.
Deputies found the bicycle with some clothing a short distance from the establishment, according to the report.
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Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Criminal Investigations Section at 941-861-4900 or leave an anonymous tip with Crime Stoppers by calling 941-366-TIPS (8477), online at sarasotacrimestoppers.com.