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SPIRIT LAKE ROAD: Business Theft

Sep 7, 2022
Media Contact : Alicia Manautou, PIO

The man in these photos is being sought by the Polk County Sheriff's Office, after heCell phone theft suspect walked out of A&A Overstock in Winter Haven (14 Spirit Lake Road) with an iPhone that didn’t belong to him.

The crime occurred on September 7th sometime around 3:00 p.m. 

The suspect was initially at the store asking about taking some pallets and was told to talk to the front desk. The suspect walked into the office area and removed an employee’s cell phone from the desk. He then left in a newer model Ford 150 pick-up truck with an extended cab and drove northbound on Spirit Lake Road. 

If you have any information about this suspect or his vehicle, please contact Detective Jones at 863-297-1108 (Case #22-38113).

To remain anonymous, contact Heartland Crime Stoppers in one of four ways:
CALL 1-800-226 TIPS (8477)
DIAL **TIPS from your cell phone
VISIT the website www.heartlandcrimestoppers.com and click on "Submit A Tip,"
DOWNLOAD the free "P3tips" app on your smartphone or tablet.

You will always remain anonymous and you may be eligible for a cash reward if your information leads to an arrest.

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