The Indian River County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a suspect involved in an armed robbery that occurred around 2 p.m. Friday at the EZ Food Mart in Vero Beach.
The suspect is described as a black male wearing shorts, a camo hooded sweatshirt, and a mask.
“He brandished a firearm and threatened to kill the employees. He then fled the store with an undisclosed amount of money,” a sheriff’s spokesperson said.
The area at EZ Mart is still an active scene. Drivers and pedestrians should use caution while in the area.
Anyone with information regarding the armed robbery is encouraged to call the Indian River County Sheriff’s Office at (772) 569-6700 or contact Treasure Coast Crime Stoppers at (800) 273-8477, go to www.TCWatch.org, or submit a tip through its app, P3 Tips. Caller information will remain anonymous and may be eligible for a cash reward.