Detectives Seeking to Identify Suspect Wanted for Home Invasion That Occurred in Palm Beach Gardens Last Month; Composite Sketch Released

According to Detectives from the Palm Beach County Violent Crimes Division On January 20, 2020 at approximately 2:00 pm, a light skinned Hispanic or white male, entered a residence and stole the victims jewelry and cash then fled in an unknown direction. Both victims were transported to a local hospital for minor injuries. 

PALM BEACH GARDENS, FL – On January 20, 2020 at approximately 2:00 pm, Palm Beach County Sheriffs Office Deputies responded to a home invasion in the 12700 block of Oak Knoll Drive, unincorporated Palm Beach Gardens. Upon arrival deputies located an elderly male and female inside the residence. It is believed that the suspect, possibly a light skinned Hispanic or white male, entered the residence and stole the victims jewelry and cash then fled in an unknown direction. Both victims were transported to a local hospital for minor injuries. 

Detectives from the Violent Crimes Division arrived to investigate further.  Robbery is the motive, however, detectives are trying to determine how they were chosen as victims. 

February 4, 2020 detectives released a composite sketch of the suspect.

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.

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