Melbourne Police Seek Armed Robbery Suspect

By  //  October 9, 2013

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Suspect Robbed Gamestop Store Near WalMart on Wickham

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BREVARD COUNTY • MELBOURNE, FLORIDA — Melbourne Police Department is searching for an armed robbery suspect who took cash from a Gamestop on 1080 N. Wickham Rd, near the Melbourne Wal-Mart. 

Image courtesy of Melbourne Police Dept.

According to Sgt.Trevor Shaffer, the robbery occurred on Tuesday at approximately 4:30 p.m. Upon arrival it was learned that a white male described as being between 25 and 30 years of age entered the store and passed the clerk a note demanding money.

As the clerk read the note, the suspect lifted his shirt and showed the butt of a black handgun. After receiving a sum of money,the suspect fled the store in a southerly direction. An extensive search was conducted involving numerous patrol officers, a canine unit, and the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office helicopter that ended with negative results. The suspect was last seen wearing a black button down shirt with a collar, khaki pants and a black hat.

If you have any information please call Crimeline: 1-800-423-TIPS (8477)

Image courtesy of Melbourne Police Dept.