Polk County Sheriff’s deputies are seeking the public’s help in locating the suspects responsible for the robbery of an elderly man which took place behind the Mini Mac’s store located at 910 Scenic Hwy in Babson Park.
0n December 24, 2010, at approximately 2:45 P.M., two young black male suspects took the 69-year-old man’s wallet from his pocket as he was crossing the railroad tracks behind the store. One of the black males was described as wearing a red shirt with the words “Leave it all on the floor” on the back of it - he was approximately 5’10” tall, 180 lbs, with short black hair and gray shorts. The second black male was described the same physically except he was wearing a gray pullover shirt and black shorts. Both suspects fled east across the railroad tracks on foot.
If you have any information about this incident you are urged to contact Detective Rick Larence at 863.534.6291.