SARASOTA -- Three men who committed an armed robbery at Sky King Fireworks in Sarasota at 8:50 p.m. Friday were reported still at large Saturday, according to the Sarasota County Sheriff's Office.
A clerk told deputies that the suspects entered the store, 4034 N. Washington Ave., wearing ski masks, displayed handguns and demanded money, according to a sheriff's office report.
The clerk complied with the demands and gave the suspects the cash register drawer, the report said.
The suspects were last seen fleeing the area on foot, according to the report.
Sarasota County K9 units and a helicopter arrived at the scene of the crime but were unable to locate the suspects.
One man was wearing a black, hooded sweatshirt with tan cargo shorts. Another was wearing a maroon hooded sweatshirt and the third man was wearing long white socks and white tennis shoes, the report states.
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 941-366-8477 or online at www.sarasotacrimestoppers.com.