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Sometime between Monday, March 24, 2014, at 9:00 p.m. and Tuesday, March 25, 2014, at 7:45 a.m., an unknown male gained entry into a vehicle parked in the parking garage at the Imperial Swan Hotel, 4141 S. Florida Avenue, and attempted to steal it.

The suspect is a white male with a bald head. He was seen wearing a dark blue colored shirt with “Crawford & 13” on it and tan shorts.

The vehicle the suspect arrived in is a white Ford minivan with tan lower trim.

Anyone with information on the identification of this individual is asked to contact the Lakeland Police Department at 863-834-6900, or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-226-8477. To remain anonymous and be eligible for a cash reward, you must contact Crime Stoppers.

LPD Event #14-6219                  Detective Bailey

On Thursday, April 3, 2014, the Lakeland Police Department will recognize ten (10) students during an award presentation of the “Do the Right Thing” Program.  The ceremony will be held at 4:00 p.m. in the Community Room at the Lakeland Police Department.

The City of Lakeland Police Department honors children in the community who distinguish themselves by their exemplary behavior. Nominations are received and children are recognized for their accomplishment, attitude, or outstanding effort, which makes them a positive role model for their peers.