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Search over for armed robbery suspect

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Posted at 9:24 AM, Sep 19, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-19 20:38:21-04

UPDATE: The Suspect was located at approximately 11:00 a.m., according to the Okeechobee County Sheriff's Office. He is in custody in Martin County, pending unknown charges. 

EARLIER:

Deputies from three agencies are trying to track down an armed robbery suspect who is on the run.

They say a black man wearing a camo hat, blue jeans and a long sleeve shirt with stripes robbed a Shell gas station at 3609 Highway 441.

The suspect’s vehicle was found abandoned at J&S Fish Camp.

The Okeechobee County Sheriff’s Office, Martin County Sheriff’s Office, and Florida Fish and Wildlife

Conservation Commission have set up a perimeter and are currently searching the area with K-9’s.

Officials say the suspect should be considered armed and dangerous.

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