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CHARLOTTE COUNTY SHERIFF’S DETECTIVES ARE LOOKING FOR THE PUBLIC’S HELP IN IDENTIFYING A SUSPECT IN A BUSINESS BURGLARY.  DEPUTIES SAY THE MOOSE LODGE #1693 AT 27590 DISSTON AVENUE IN PUNTA GORDA WAS ROBBED EARLY SATURDAY MORNING.  DURING THE BURGLARY THE SUSPECT TRIGGERED A SECURITY ALARM, AND RESPONDING DEPUTIES SCARED THE MAN AWAY.  HE FLED ON FOOT AND DESPITE DEPUTIES SETTING UP A PERIMETER WITH CANINES THEY COULD NOT FIND HIM.  HE IS DESCRIBED AS A WHITE MAN BETWEEN FIVE FEET TEN AND SIX FEET TALL, BETWEEN 215 AND 250 POUNDS WITH THINNING BROWN HAIR, AND HE HAD A TATTOO IN THE MIDDLE OF HIS BACK BETWEEN THE SHOULDER BLADES AT THE BASE OF THE NECK.  ANYONE WITH INFORMATION ON THIS MAN IS ASKED TO CALL CHARLOTTE COUNTY DEPUTIES AT 639-2101, OR CRIME STOPPERS TOLL FREE AT 800-780-TIPS.