Reported Strong Arm Robbery

February 12, 2019

Reported Strong Arm Robbery

Media Contact: Makayla Chancey, PIO

The Hardee County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating a reported strong arm robbery that occurred in front of New York Fashions in Wauchula, Fl.

On Saturday, February 9, 2019, deputies responded to a reported strong arm robbery in front of the New York Fashions store in Wauchula. Once on scene, they spoke to a victim who stated he was robbed.

When speaking to an investigator, the victim said he was followed to the southwest side of the building by two unknown subjects, one male and one female. The female then grabbed the victim by his shirt and held him against his will while the male subject took the victim’s wallet. Both subjects then fled the scene.

The first subject was described as a Hispanic male wearing a black shirt, black shorts, a gold necklace and having a burn mark on the inner area of his arm.

The second subject was described as a Hispanic female with light blonde hair and wearing a white blouse, blue jeans and carrying a brown purse across her shoulders.

If you have any information regarding this incident, please contact the Hardee County Sheriff’s Office.