Gulfport Police Department
Media Release

  Chief of Police                                             Public Information Officer
Robert A. Vincent                                      Sergeant Robert L. Burkhart
  (727) 893-1049                                                  (727) 893-1051
Gulfport, FL  On Sunday at 6:38 PM Gulfport Police Officers responded to the Liberty Convenience Store located at 5227 Gulfport Boulevard South for a robbery.   The suspect entered the store and pointed a firearm and demanded money from the clerk.

The suspect fled on foot north bound in an alley next to the store.  According to witnesses, the suspect is described as a male approximately 6 feet tall, slender build.  He was last seen wearing a black hoodie, black pants, and a silver and black colored bandana covering his face.  The suspect left with an undetermined amount of cash. 

Gulfport Police Officers along with St. Petersburg Police Officers and a St. Petersburg Police K-9 unit set up a perimeter however they were unable to locate the suspect.  No one was hurt during the robbery. 

If you have any information, please call the Gulfport Police Department at (727) 893-1030