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Gainesville Police release images of suspect in a string of robberies

Published: Jan. 4, 2021 at 11:57 PM EST
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GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB) - 10 businesses throughout Alachua County were robbed starting mid-December by an unnamed suspect, and now Gainesville Police and Alachua County Sheriff’s deputies have his photo.

The suspect wears a lime green face covering. Officers do warn that the suspect is considered armed and dangerous.

Gainesville Police seek to identify suspected robber
Gainesville Police seek to identify suspected robber(GPD)

GPD Public Information Officer Graham Glover said, “there’s this individual out there that is just robbing businesses at will. We certainly want the public to be aware that we had someone strike 10 different businesses, 8 in the city, 2 in the county and we want to find him quickly and we want to bring him to justice.”

Two of the places the suspect has robbed include the Target on 13th street in Gainesville and the Chevron on University ave.

Investigators also have a photo of someone they think is working with the armed robber.

Gainesville Police seek to identify man believed to be associated with robbery
Gainesville Police seek to identify man believed to be associated with robbery(GPD)

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GPD and ACSO are asking anyone with information on these suspects to contact GPD Robbery/Homicide Detective Tom Mullins at: 352-393-7619 or mullinstc@cityofgainesville.org, or ACSO Detective James Parker at: 352-367-4189 or jparker@acso.us.

Or you can remain anonymous by contacting Crime Stoppers at: 352-372-7867 or click here.

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