LAKE WORTH, FL – Police say a suspect is wanted for assaulting a victim and stealing his personal property. According to the Palm Beach County Sheriffs Office, the unknown male suspect shown approached a victim, grabbed his backpack and took off running.
The victim chased the suspect, fought to get the backpack back when the suspect gained control by stabbing the victim. The suspect fled, with the backpack, in an unknown direction. The victim received non-life threatening stab wound and was treated and released from a local hospital.
The suspect was identified as a dark-skinned black male, mid-20’s, 5’04” to 5’06”, thin build, with short tight braids.
This incident occurred on December 5, 2019, just before 10:00 am. The location of this assault was in the 5900 block of South Jog Road, unincorporated Lake Worth.
Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-458-TIPS or you can remain ANONYMOUS by downloading our new app “PBSO” for your Apple or Android Smart Phone and using the “See Something” feature. The app can also be downloaded from www.pbsoapp.com.
Charges are accusations and defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.