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The Lakeland Police Department needs help to identify a person of interest in the Attempted Sexual Battery and False Imprisonment of a 61 year old female. 

On Monday, June 2, 2014, the subject pictured was seen on video surveillance just before a sexual battery which occurred at the Chevron Gas Station, located at 1315 US Highway 98 S.

The person is described as a black male, approximately 6’0-6’1, with a heavy build and muscular, wearing greenish or gray pants with an unknown type shirt. The victim described the person’s eyes as having an “odd color” as they appeared hazel or blue in color.

Anyone with information on the identification of this individual is asked to contact Detective Paula Tolbert at 863-834-8981, or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-226-8477. To remain anonymous and be eligible for a cash reward, you must contact Crime Stoppers.

Click here for excerpts from surveillance video:


LPD Event #14-11407 Detective Tolbert