Search over for armed robbery suspect

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. 


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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