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The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office attempted to locate an armed robbery suspect with the department’s helicopter unit, Air-1, Monday evening.
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Deputies seek suspect who robbed hair salon

by: Alex Mahadevan News Innovation Editor

The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office has asked for the public to help identify a man suspected of robbing Great Clips Hair Salon at gunpoint Monday.

Deputies are looking for a white male in his 30s who allegedly fled the salon located on the 4700 block of South Tamiami Trail before 8:30 p.m. The suspect, who was last seen wearing gray cargo shorts, a blue shirt and hat, black sneakers and a batting glove on his left hand, fled northbound, according to a Sheriff’s Office news release.

The Sheriff’s Office deployed the department’s helicopter, Air-1, and a K-9 unit, but were unable to locate the robbery suspect.

Anyone with information about the incident or suspect should call the Criminal Investigation Section at 861-4900, or leave an anonymous tip with Crime Stoppers by calling 366-TIPS (8477).


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