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Polk County Sheriff’s deputies are asking for the public’s help in a Home Invasion/Armed Robbery.

At 12:00 am, on Sunday, November 17, 2013, at a residence located within the Hamilton Place subdivision in Lakeland, two unknown suspects entered the victim’s residence and demanded cash.  Both suspects were described as being approximately 5’7”, and wore dark heavy jackets.  Both suspects are believed to be in their late teens or early 20.  Both were armed with handguns.

The victim was uninjured and the suspects left the home with the victim’s cash.

Anyone with information about this investigation is urged to contact Detective Kevin Smith at 863-298-6927 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: 11/20/2013