Strong Armed Robbery - Charlotte High School
On September 14, 2012, at approximately 8:00 p.m. the Punta Gorda Police Department responded to the parking lot of the Charlotte High School in reference to a strong armed robbery.
The victim reported that a white male, described as wearing khaki shorts, black t-shirt, possibly between the ages of 15 and 20 attempted to forcibly grab her purse from her while she was walking towards her vehicle. The victim reported that the suspect was unsuccessful in taking her purse. The victim was involved in a brief struggle with the suspect and at one point was violently slammed into her vehicle, by the suspect. The suspect was last seen running south through the parking lot, towards Cooper Street.
Punta Gorda Police Detectives are seeking the public’s help in identifying the suspect or suspects that were involved in this strong armed robbery. You can remain anonymous and be eligible to receive a cash reward through the Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers. Crime Stoppers can be contacted at 1-800-780-Tips or online at http://www.swflcrimestoppers.org/