Police looking for suspect in clinic robbery


Published: Monday, March 18, 2013 at 5:32 p.m.
Last Modified: Monday, March 18, 2013 at 5:32 p.m.

Gainesville police are searching for a local woman accused of robbing the Gainesville Pain Center, located at 4001 W. Newberry Road, just before 1 p.m. Monday.

Gainesville Police Department Sgt. Michael Douglas said officers are looking for Sheila Jean Dennis, 40, after she allegedly attacked a physician at the pain management clinic.

Dennis was seeking pain medication but was told her insurance company would not cover the cost, police reported. She then attacked the physician and grabbed $200 from the register before fleeing the scene, police said.

Police described Dennis as being 5 feet 3 inches tall, weighing around 155 pounds, with brown hair. Police said Dennis had no known address and asked that anyone who knows of her whereabouts to call 955-1818.

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