On March 12, 2015 at approximately 9:30 PM, Deputies from the Levy County Sheriff’s Office responded to a reported armed robbery near the Post Office in the Town of
. The elderly white male victim reported that
he stopped his vehicle near the outside mail box while making a phone
call. An unknown black male subject
entered the Victim’s vehicle on the passenger side and immediately put a knife
to the Victim’s throat. Bronson
The robber demanded that the Victim turn over his money and threatened to kill the Victim if he did not cooperate. The subject stole several hundred dollars in U.S. Currency from the Victim. The robber then demanded that the Victim drive him away from the crime scene. The Victim complied and after driving a short distance, the robber exited the vehicle with the Victim’s cash and vehicle keys.
Deputies responded and attempted to locate the suspect. Corporal Kevin Kinik deployed his K-9 “Zombie” and was able to track the suspect approximately one mile before losing the trail near
Main Street and
State Road 24.
LCSO reminds the Public to always be vigilant and aware of their surroundings. LCSO urgently needs assistance in locating this dangerous offender before he can strike again.
Information can be given anonymously through Crime Stoppers of Levy County at 1-800-349-8477 which may entitle the reporter to a cash reward. Information regarding this crime can also be reported to LCSO at 352-486-5111.
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