December 14, 2023

Lady Lake Police Attempt To Identify Armed Gas Station Robbery Suspect

1 min read| Published On: December 14th, 2023|

By Kyle Coppola

Lady Lake Police Attempt To Identify Armed Gas Station Robbery Suspect

1 min read| Published On: December 14th, 2023|

LADY LAKE – On Sunday, December 10, Lady Lake Police officers responded to an armed robbery at the Circle K/Sunoco gas station at 413 S U.S. Highway 27/441 in Lady Lake. The incident took place at approximately 9:52 pm. Surveillance footage from the scene revealed a suspect entering the premises, brandishing a lighter brown semi-automatic handgun from the right side of his hoodie pocket. The assailant targeted the store clerk, demanding the contents of

the register. The suspect exited the store through the south doors at approximately 9:53 pm.

The suspect is described as approximately 5’8” to 6’ tall, Black male with a slender build. He was wearing a darker colored hoodie featuring a prominent “Reebok” logo on the front, dark pants with a lighter colored stripe down both sides, a lighter colored ski mask, and dark gloves.The Lady Lake Police Department is seeking assistance from the public in identifying the suspect or providing any information related to the case. Detective Erica Orr can be reached at (352) 751-1586 or via email at Police encourage anyone with relevant information to come forward and assist in resolving this case promptly.

Surveillance video of the incident is available at the following link:

It is important to note, the Lady Lake Police Department is now able to capture not only police point-of-view video evidence thanks to the Department’s new Axon body cameras, approved by the Town Commission during the budget process, but detectives can also quickly and easily download surveillance video, allowing for better case management and evidence sharing.

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About the Author: Kyle Coppola

Kyle Coppola was born in Newton, Massachusetts and received his Bachelor of Fine Arts in Communications from Curry College in 2016. After traveling to Florida on a family vacation, he decided he could not get enough of the warm weather and made the move from snowy Massachusetts to central Florida 8 years ago.

For the last decade Kyle has gained valuable experience in social media content creation, marketing and sales, writing, video production, sports announcing and even broadcasting for local radio stations, such as FM 102.9 in The Villages and FM 91.5 in Massachusetts. Every year he volunteers at The Villages Charter High School as a play-by-play sports announcer for the football games as well as a public address announcer for the basketball games, including the annual Battle at The Villages Tournament.

Outside the office Kyle is a husband and father to two beautiful girls along with their cat. In his spare time he likes to spend time with his family, travel, play golf and swim. He is also a huge sports junkie and even bigger motorsports fan and loves to attend racing events when he can.

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