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At approximately 8:30 a.m. on Friday March 2, 2018, a battery occurred at the Marathon Gas Station located at 628 N Wabash Ave in Lakeland. 

The victim was leaving the business when he was struck in the facial area by an unknown black male suspect. The suspect then repeatedly struck the victim against his will. The suspect is possibly driving a gold SUV, and has the letter “N” tattooed on his chest.  

Anyone with information about this investigation is urged to contact Detective J. Leblanc 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: 3/20/2018