December 28, 2015
The Levy County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance in solving a home invasion robbery that occurred on December 23, 2015. The incident occurred during the early afternoon hours at a residence on State Road 121 south of the city of
The victim reported being alone at his residence when he heard banging on the door. Before the victim could answer the door, two unknown black male subjects broke into the residence and detained the victim. The perpetrators tied the victim and covered his head with something to prevent him from seeing. The suspects demanded money from the victim and ransacked the residence. They also threatened to kill the victim.
After a short period of time, the unknown suspects fled on foot to a waiting vehicle. The vehicle was described as a dark colored Chevrolet car with chrome rims and door handles.
Deputies on scene described the victim as extremely shaken by the events. The victim was not physically injured. LCSO deputies were able to locate multiple witnesses who provided statements that corroborated the victim’s account of the incident. Additional evidence led investigators to believe that the perpetrators were searching for specific items that belonged to a person other than the victim.
The investigation is continuing. Crime Stoppers of Levy County has authorized a cash award of up to $1,000.00 for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of the person or persons involved in this home invasion robbery. That information can be provided anonymously at 1-877-349-8477 or 24 hours a day at 352-486-5111.
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