Information sought on dry-cleaning robberies
Polk County sheriff’s deputies are seeking information on robberies at two dry cleaning businesses that may be connected. The first robbery took place about 1:50 p.m. March 27 at a dry cleaning business on the corner of U.S. Highway 98 North and Marcum Road in Lakeland. Two days later, a similar robbery occurred at a dry cleaning business in Valrico. The suspect is described as a white male, between 5-foot-8 and 6 feet tall. He was wearing blue jeans, a dark-colored long-sleeved shirt, a dark-colored beanie-style hat and dark sunglasses. The vehicle used in the Valrico robbery appeared to be a white, four-door mid-1990s Infiniti J3.Anyone with information who wants to remain anonymous and be eligible for a cash reward is asked to call 1-800-226-Tips or log onto www.heartlandcrimestoppers.com. IPhone and Droid users can download a free tip submit app to anonymously report crime. To install these free apps, please visit www.tipsoft.com.
Tommy Wiseau brings ‘The Room,’ throngs of cult fans to Tampa’s Gasparilla International Film Festival