Update: Suspect has been captured!
Polk County Sheriff’s Office detectives are seeking the public’s help in an occupied burglary/sexual battery investigation.
Between the late evening of September 28th/early morning hours of September 29th, 2017, an occupied burglary and sexual battery occurred in the area of Hwy 17-92 near Baker Ave E. and McKeown Ave E. in Haines City.
An unknown male suspect entered the occupied home, sexually battered the elderly female resident, and took items before fleeing.
Anyone with information about this investigation is urged to contact Detective Shireman at 863.289.7123 or 863.298.6379.