Robbery reported at Sarasota adult store

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SARASOTA COUNTY - The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating a robbery that occurred at a north Sarasota business Tuesday morning.

Deputies were called to Adult Pursuits on 17th Street  between Beneva Road and Lockwood Ridge Road at 10:37am, when the clerk reported she had been robbed.

The suspect is described as a white male with a tan face, 6’ tall, 180-200 pounds, in his 40s, with a dark beard and mustache. The man was last seen wearing a dark baseball cap, a dark short sleeved shirt and black gardening gloves.

He fled the scene on a blue or silver bike, possibly without a seat.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call Criminal Investigations at 941-861-4900 or leave an anonymous tip with Crime Stoppers by calling 941-366-TIPS, or online at www.sarasotacrimestoppers.com or via text message by texting TIP109 plus a message to CRIMES (274637).