The robbery occurred around 4:30 a.m. at the 7-11 store at 2135 U.S. 41 E.
The Sheriff’s Office has released store surveillance images of the suspect in the hope he will be identified.
Detectives said the suspect entered the store and purchased a soda from the store clerk. He then punched the clerk in her face, knocking her to the ground.
The suspect removed an undisclosed amount of cash from the register and left the store on a bicycle.
The store clerk declined medical attention.
Detectives said the robber is described as a 6-foot tall black man between 25 years old to 35 years old with a medium build, full beard, and medium-length dreadlocks. He was wearing a black T-shirt, black shorts and a yellow ball cap.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Collier County Sheriff’s Office at 239.252.9300, or Crime Stoppers at 1.800.780.TIPS (8477).