According to HCSO, Wasielewski approached the clerk behind the counter and indicated that he had a weapon. He robbed the store of money from the register and fled on foot. Several deputies arrived on scene within a few minutes and Wasielewski was apprehended at the south west corner of Lumsden and Lithia Pinecrest Road, which is just south of the incident scene. He was positively identified by witnesses.
The money stolen from the store was recovered and returned to the manager.