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Deputies: Suspect robbed Brandon store at gunpoint


Published:   |   Updated: May 21, 2014 at 10:30 AM

A Brandon man is in custody after deputies say he robbed a convenience store at gunpoint Tuesday night.

Deputies say Kyle Joseph Wasielewski, 24, approached the clerk at the Circle K store at 812 Lumsden Road East and indicated he had a weapon.

Wasielewski stole money from the register and fled on foot, deputies say.

He was caught at the southwest corner of Lumsden and Lithia Pinecrest roads and positively identified by witnesses, deputies say.

The stolen money was recovered and returned to the manager, deputies say.

Wasielewski is in custody at the Hillsborough County jail on charges of robbery and possession of a controlled substance. He is being held on $17,000 bond.

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