UPDATE: COCOA ARMED BANDIT STRIKES AGAIN

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MULTIPLE ROBBERY SUSPECT SOUGHT

UPDATE: June 25, 2013, 12:00 a.m.

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ABOVE MAP: The Cocoa Armed Bandit has struck for a third time in two days as Sheriff’s Office Agents are investigating another Robbery that occurred at the 7 Days Gas Station located at 630 Range Road in Cocoa.

BREVARD COUNTY • COCOA, FLORIDA – Sheriff’s Office Agents are investigating another Robbery that occurred tonight at the 7 Days Gas Station located at 630 Range Road, Cocoa.

On Monday, June 24 at approximately 8:10 p.m., a black male suspect entered the 7 Days Gas Station, made a purchase and as the register was opened, displayed a silver revolver and demanded money. The suspect then fled the scene on foot. (BCSO image)

On Monday, June 24 at approximately 8:10 p.m., a black male suspect entered the 7 Days Gas Station, made a purchase and as the register was opened, displayed a silver revolver and demanded money. The suspect then fled the scene on foot. (BCSO image)

On Monday, June 24 at approximately 8:10 p.m., a black male suspect entered the 7 Days Gas Station, made a purchase and as the register was opened, displayed a silver revolver and demanded money. The suspect then fled the scene on foot.

The suspect is described as a black male, in his 20’s, approximately 5’9 – 6′, with short black hair. The suspect was wearing a maroon shirt with a white logo on the left breast, tan shorts, tan baseball cap and brown loafers or moccasins.

The suspect was last seen running south on Range Road and is believed to be the same suspect who committed two armed robberies over the past two days in the Cocoa area. (See details below).

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office a (321-633-7162 or CRIMELINE at 1-800-423-TIPS (8477). All Calls to CRIMELINE are confidential, and callers can remain anonymous and be eligible for reward for information leading to an arrest.

ORIGINAL POST: JUNE 24, 2013, 1 p.m.

BREVARD COUNTY • COCOA, FLORIDA – The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating two Armed Robberies to businesses in the Cocoa area.

The Brevard County Sheriff's Office is currently investigating two Armed Robberies to businesses in the Cocoa area. (BCSO images)

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating two Armed Robberies to businesses in the Cocoa area. (BCSO images)

According to a press release from Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Public Information Officer Maria Fernez, two robberies occurred in the last two days in Cocoa:

• The first robbery occurred on Sunday, June 23 at approximately 4 a.m. at the Kangaroo Market located at 3990 Lake Drive in Cocoa. Surveillance images show a black male suspect, believed to be in his early 20’s, wearing a black jacket, black baseball cap with red writing.

Another armed robbery occurred on in the early morning hours of Monday, June 24 at approximately 4 a.m. at the McDonald’s. (BCSO image)

Another armed robbery occurred on in the early morning hours of Monday, June 24 at approximately 4 a.m. at the McDonald’s. (BCSO image)

• Another armed robbery occurred on in the early morning hours of Monday, June 24 at approximately 4 a.m. at the McDonald’s located at 4625 SR 520 in Cocoa. During this incident, the same suspect was wearing a dark colored shirt, black head covering and tan cargo shorts

According to the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office, on both occasions, the suspect brandished a silver colored revolver, demanded money from the cashier and fled the scene on foot. The suspect is described as approximately 5′-9 to 6’ tall and weighing approximately 150-175 pounds. He has a medium build and a small amount of facial hair.

Anyone with information about these incidents is asked to call the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office at (321) 633-7162 or CRIMELINE at 1-800-423-TIPS (8477). All Calls to CRIMELINE are confidential, and callers can remain anonymous and be eligible for reward for information leading to an arrest.


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