Sheriff's Office News Releases

Public’s Help Identifying Battery Suspect

PUBLISHED:Sun October 25, 2015

Osceola County, Florida – Osceola County Sheriff’s detectives need the public’s help identifying a battery suspect. On October 25 at approximately 9:05 a.m., deputies responded to a residence on Colonade Court in Poinciana. Upon arrival, deputies spoke with a mother who indicated her 16-year old daughter had left the residence earlier that morning and when she returned home a few hours later, her daughter’s shirt was torn and she appeared visibly upset. The girl told deputies earlier that morning at approximately 5:00 a.m., she left her residence without telling her mother. A short time later, she decided to go home and was walking on San Remo Road. She saw several vehicles pass by her, however, one car passed her three times and then slowed down. Two men in the car asked her to walk over and she did. As they were speaking with her, one of the men walked up behind her. She became fearful and began to walk away, but he grabbed her arm which tore her shirt. She ran away and when she arrived home, she told her mother about the incident.

The suspect that grabbed the victim is described as a black male, approximately 5’9” in his late teens, early 20’s. He had a light complexion was thin build with short black hair and brown eyes. He was wearing glasses, a gray sweater and blue jeans. The second individual is described as a black male in his late teens, early 20’s, approximately 5’11”, 160 lbs. with black dreadlocks. He was wearing a gray sweater. The men were driving a dark or black colored 2-door newer model vehicle with tinted windows.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office at (407) 348-2222 or Crimeline at (800) 423-TIPS (8477). Calls made to Crimeline remain anonymous, and tips that lead to the felony arrest of suspects and/or the recovery of stolen property and drugs are eligible for cash rewards of up to $1,000 dollars.