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Polk County Sheriff's Robbery detectives are seeking information about an armed personal robbery that occurred on Tuesday, March 30, 2010.

Around 10:50 p.m. that evening, the victim and a friend were at the car wash station in the Villages at Lake Ned apartment complex located off of Lake Ned Drive in Winter Haven vacuuming out the victim's car when the victim was approached by an unknown black male suspect. The suspect pointed a handgun at the victim and demanded money. After taking an undisclosed amount of cash from the victim, the suspect fled the scene in an unknown direction.

The suspect is described as a black male, 18-20 years old, with a medium complexion, gold teeth, dreadlocks worn in a bun on his head, wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and blue jeans. He was armed with a nickel-plated handgun.

If anyone has information about this incident they are urged to contact Detective Mike Evans at 863.534.6379 or 1.800.226.0344, or call Heartland Crime Stoppers at the number listed below.


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: 3/31/2010