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Polk County Sheriff's detectives are seeking information about a Robbery that occurred in the area of N. Grady Ave and W. Parker St. in Lakeland.

At approximately 11:50pm on January 8th 2013, the male and female victims were walking Northbound on N Grady Avenue when they were approached by two masked suspects who were armed with a knife and a metal pipe.

The male victim was struck in the head and knocked to the ground.  The suspects went through his pockets and removed his wallet containing $20.00 and a Mexican ID card.

The suspects fled the area headed Northbound toward Memorial Blvd. The first suspect is described as an unknown race male approximately 5’ 5” tall and weighing 160lbs. The second suspect was described as an unknown race male approximately 6’00 tall 165lbs. both suspects were last seen wearing dark clothing to include hooded sweatshirts and ski masks.

If anyone has information about this incident or can identify these suspects, they are urged to contact Detective Mark Walsh at 863.577.1600, or 863.298.6200


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: 1/9/2013