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Polk County Sheriff's detectives are seeking the public's help in identifying a robbery suspect caught on video surveillance.

Around 11:00 a.m. on December 3, 2009, the suspect was seen at the Wachovia Bank located at 1001 Havendale Blvd. in Winter Haven watching the victim withdraw a large amount of cash. The suspect and his accomplice then followed the victim to his home in Auburndale, where they held him at knifepoint and robbed him. One of the suspects was apprehended and is in jail at this time. The other suspect can be seen in the photo here.

If anyone has information about this incident, they are urged to contact Detective Jeff Jones at 863.297.1143 or 1.800.226.0344.


Anyone with information who wants to REMAIN ANONYMOUS and be eligible for a CASH REWARD is asked to call HEARTLAND CRIME STOPPERS AT 1-800-226-TIPS or log onto to submit your tip via the web. For a secure and password protected mobile app for your smart device, go to the app store and download the free “P3tips” mobile app. No caller ID, no recorded lines, no tracking cookies, no saved IP addresses. Anonymity is Guaranteed!!

Media Contact:
Eleazer, Carrie
                                                Date: 1/11/2010