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Phone theft at the Circle K in Lakeland

Apr 28, 2023
Media Contact : Brian Bruchey, PIO

CRIME: GRAND THEFT
CRIME SCENE: CIRCLE K  (2109 W. MEMORIAL BLVD, LAKELAND)
POLK COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE CASE #23-18035

On April 28th at about 11:30 am, our victim was in the Circle K store and set her phone down while paying for her purchase. She walked out of the store without picking her phone back up. 

A review of security video showed the man in these photos grabbed the phone and placed it in his pocket and walked away. 

By the time the women walked back inside to get her phone, it was gone--and this all happened in about two minutes.

PCSO detectives are now trying to identify the man who took the phone and get the phone back to our victim.

If you recognize the man, please contact Deputy Wright at 863-577-1600 or SWright@polksheriff.org

If you wish to remain anonymous, contact Heartland Crime Stoppers in one of four ways: 
• CALL 1-800-226 TIPS (8477) 
• DIAL **TIPS from your cell phone 
• VISIT www.heartlandcrimestoppers.com and click on "Submit A Tip,"
• DOWNLOAD the free "P3tips" app on your smartphone or tablet.

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