Polk County Sheriff’s Office detectives are asking for the public’s help in an Occupied Burglary investigation.
At approximately 9:40 am on Friday, June 8, 2012, an occupied burglary occurred in the area of Giant Oak Drive and Alderman Road Lakeland, Florida.
The suspect, in the composite, is a black male with a dark complexion, in his 20’s with short hair. He was wearing a white shirt and black denim shorts.
The suspect knocked on the door and rang doorbell while at the residence. The victim then heard a noise and began to respond to the front door. The victim then confronted the suspect who was walking through the residence talking on a cellular telephone. The suspect then ran from the residence and fled the area in an older model silver vehicle.
Anyone with information about this investigation is urged to contact Detective Kevin Matheny at 863.287.2367, 863.577.1623 or 863.298.6200.