SARASOTA COUNTY- The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office  investigates an armed robbery at the 7-Eleven Convenience Store.

It happened at 4400 Clark Road, just before six, Sunday morning. According to deputies, three males entered the store and stole numerous pieces of merchandise. Deputies say the suspects threatened the employee and implied they were armed with a gun.

Deputies say the suspects may be connected to a robber that happened at another 7- Eleven at 5754 Clark Road, earlier that same morning.

The suspects are described as black males in their late teens or early twenties.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Criminal Investigations Section at 941-861-4900 or leave an anonymous tip with Crime Stoppers by calling 941-366-TIPS (8477).