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 Polk County Sheriff’s Office detectives are seeking the public’s help in a Carjacking investigation.

At approximately 3:00 am, on Saturday, March 23, 2013, in the area of 5th Street NW, Winter Haven, two black male suspects stole a maroon in color, 2000 Toyota Camry bearing Florida tag number F490XT at gunpoint.  The victim was unharmed. 

The suspects are described as:

1)         Dark skinned black male, 20-24 years old, approximately 5’5” to 5’7” tall, with six to seven large dreads.  This suspect is known as “King.”  The suspect was wearing dark clothing and was armed.  

2)         Black male, approximately 5’5” to 5’7” tall with a slim build, and short hair.

The suspects were last seen driving in the victim’s vehicle which has dent on the right rear bumper with chipped paint, the passenger side mirror is missing and there is a stick holding up the rear driver’s side window.

Anyon with information about this investigation is urged to contact Detective Jeanette Leonard at 863.298.6926, 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:
Wood, Donna
                                                Date: 3/24/2013