Thursday, August 25, 2011

UPDATE: Man Arrested In Connection With GNC Robbery

UPDATE: Detectives have arrested Brandon Maile, 30, who is homeless, in connection with the GNC robbery.
Maile has been charged with one count of armed robbery.

Detectives said Maile became a suspect as the result of a call to the Crime Stoppers tip line.

Additional information will be released as it becomes available.

Original Release:

Collier County Sheriff’s Office deputies are investigating an armed robbery that took place at a North Naples store Saturday afternoon.

Deputies were called to the GNC at 5014 Airport-Pulling Road shortly before 4 p.m. Witnesses said a man entered the store, displayed a gun and demanded money. He left on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash. No one was injured.

He is described as a Caucasian in his late 20s. He was wearing a black shirt, black shorts and a black ball cap. Witnesses said he had facial stubble.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Collier County Sheriff’s Office at 239.252.9300 or to remain anonymous and be eligible for a reward call Crime Stoppers at 1.800.780.8477.