West Melbourne Police Seek Attempted Robbery Suspect
By Space Coast Daily // September 19, 2014
suspect is described as a white man in his mid-30s
BREVARD COUNTY • WEST MELBOURNE, FLORIDA – The West Melbourne police are searching for a suspect who assaulted and robbed a man walking on Doherty Drive on Wednesday night.
According to the West Melbourne police, the suspect approached the 41-year-old victim and asked if he had any spare change. When the victim took money from his pocket, the suspect reached for the money and a struggle ensued.
The victim told police that he he had been cut in the abdominal area, and he was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.
The West Melbourne Police Department released a composite sketch of the suspect, who is described as a white man in his mid-30s, curly blond hair, green or blue eyes with brown eyebrows, 6-feet tall and wearing desert camo pants and a white T-shirt.
Authorities request that anyone with information about the robbery to call the West Melbourne police at 321-723-9673, or Crimeline at 1-800-423-TIPS.