St. Lucie County Sheriff Ken Mascara requests the help from the public with the identification of suspect in carjacking of elderly female in St. Lucie County.
On the afternoon of January 9th, 2014 an elderly female victim was leaving the Publix supermarket parking located at U.S. 1 and Prima Vista Boulevard in St. Lucie County when she was carjacked at knifepoint by an unknown suspect in the middle of the rainstorm.
The unknown suspect forced the victim to drive to a local bank where the victim was forced to withdraw a substantial amount of money from her bank account at the drive thru A.T.M.
Sheriff Mascara said: “ The victim in this case was just trying head home after picking up a few needed items from the store in yesterday’s terrible weather when the suspect entered her vehicle, displayed a knife and forced her to go to her local banks A.T.M. and forced her to remove money from her account which he then took from her.”
The suspect is described as a white, male approximately 20 to 25 years of age. He is about 5 Feet, 7 inches in height. The suspect had a clean haircut and wore a black “hoodie” sweatshirt and black sweatpants with an unknown type of logo on them. The suspect was armed with a small knife.
Sheriff Mascara continued: “We would really like to see if anyone in the public knows who this suspect is so we can stop this from happening to anyone else in our community.”
Anyone with any information about the suspect in this photograph is encouraged to contact the St. Lucie County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division at 1-772-462-3230 or Treasure Coast Crime Stoppers at 1-800-273-8477.
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Photo of carjacking suspect
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