Two wanted by Clermont police for scamming local 7-Eleven

The Clermont Police Department is asking for help from the public to identify two individuals who allegedly scammed a local 7-Eleven out of more than $650.

On Monday, April 8, at around 7 p.m., a man and woman entered the 7-Eleven located at 189 U.S. Highway 27 in Clermont. While inside the store, they allegedly used a fraudulent coupon to scam an employee.

This incident caused the store to lose a total of $657.81, according to CPD.

After the alleged scam incident, the suspects entered a gray or green Ford pickup truck, possibly an F-150, and fled in an unknown direction.

The male suspect has a full beard and was wearing a green polo shirt, gray shorts, and a white hat at the time of the incident. The female suspect was described by police as being “heavyset,” and she was wearing a white T-shirt and light blue jeans.

If you have any information about the identity of the suspects or this incident in question, please contact Clermont Police Department Detective Mangual via phone (352-394-5588) or email (

Anyone wishing to remain anonymous can contact the Central Florida Crimeline by calling 1-800-423-TIPS(8477) or clicking here to submit an online tip.

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