Sheriff's Office News Releases

Robbery by Sudden Snatching

PUBLISHED:Wed May 24, 2017
On May 20, 2017, Osceola County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the Boost Mobile store (4691 Old Pleasant Hill Road in Poinciana, FL) in reference to a Robbery by Sudden Snatching. The store clerk assisted the male with some questions about Boost Mobile when the male suspect inquired about getting an iPhone 7. The clerk took out two iPhone 7’s and held them in her hand as she started to complete his application. The suspect suddenly leaned over the counter into the “Employee Only” area and snatched the phones from the clerk’s hands. The suspect ran behind the business where his vehicle was parked and fled the area. The Osceola County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the assistance of the public in identifying this suspect. Please take a look at the surveillance photos of the suspect and the vehicle he was driving. He is described as an adult black male, with long dread locks, approximately 6 feet tall and 150 lbs., with a short beard and mustache. The vehicle appears to be a newer model gray Nissan.
Anyone with information on the identity of this suspect or has information on this case is asked to please contact the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office at (407) 348-2222 or Crimeline at 1 (800) 423-8477, where information leading to an arrest may be eligible for cash rewards of up to $1,000.
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