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Saturday, September 17, 2016

Subject Impersonating U.S. Marshal in South Florida and Ft. Myers

Ft. Myers, FL - The U.S. Marshals Service is requesting the public’s help in identifying a subject who is impersonating a U.S. Marshal in Ft. Myers and may be from the Miami, Ft. Lauderdale or West Palm Beach area of Southeast Florida.

On Tuesday, September 13, 2016, a white or Hispanic male entered the Suncoast Credit Union located at 4491 Underwood Drive, Fort Myers. The male was wearing a bulletproof vest, badge, and had a holstered firearm on his hip. The male identified himself as a U.S. Marshal and asked the staff a series of strange questions. This suspect also speaks with a New York accent.

The photos of this suspect have been aired on Ft. Myers television stations in recent days, but no tips have been received from the public to assist in identifying the suspect. The U.S. Marshals in Ft. Myers and the U.S. Marshals in Miami would like to expand the search and enlist the public in Southeast Florida for assistance.

Please contact your affiliates in the Ft. Myers market to get additional news footage and information on this case.

The male was also reported to have been inside the Check Cashing Store at 4901 Palm Beach Boulevard, Fort Myers.

If you can identify this subject, please contact the Lee County Sheriff's Office at 239-258-3855, 239-477-1000, or SWFL Crime Stoppers, 1-800-780-TIPS (8477), the Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers office at (305) 471-TIPS or the Crime Stoppers office in your local area.

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