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Information Sought in Armed Home Invasion  Captured 

Polk County Sheriff's Robbery detectives are seeking information about an armed home invasion that occurred in Lakeland on Tuesday, February 26, 2008.

Around 6:10 a.m. that morning, two armed and masked suspects entered a trailer at the Village Lakeland mobile home park off of Reynolds Road in Lakeland and demanded money from the elderly victims who live there. After robbing the victims of their cash and personal belongings, and then battering the victims, the suspects fled in an unknown direction.

The suspects were wearing dark clothing and masks over their faces. One is described as 6’ to 6’2” tall, and the other about 5’8” tall.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Det. David Lopez at 1-800-226-0344 or (863) 534-6379.


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: 2/27/2008