Police: Man, Internet cafe employee staged robbery

Published On: Jan 08 2013 12:46:46 PM EST   Updated On: Jan 08 2013 12:48:24 PM EST

Alachua County Sheriff's Office booking photo of Xavier Gunn from prior arrest


The Gainesville Police Department said it has identified those responsible for the robbery of the Gainesville Internet Cafe last Wednesday.

Police said 39-year-old Xavier Gunn entered the business in the 4100 block of Northwest 13th Street, displayed a handgun and obtained an undisclosed amount of cash from the cashier, 21-year-old Courtney Hamilton.

Police said Gunn and Hamilton conspired to stage the robbery as a cover for their planned grand theft.

Hamilton has been arrested on charges of armed burglary and conspiracy, but Gunn has not been found. He is also wanted on the same charges.

Gunn is described as 5 feet 11 inches tall and 185 pounds. He should be considered armed and dangerous.

Anyone with any information on his whereabouts is asked to call the Police Department at 352-393-7615 or text "GPDFL plus your tip" to 274637 to make an anonymous tip.


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