May 14, 2014
The Fort Myers Police Department has increased the reward in this case to $5,000 for anyone that provides information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person responsible. Anyone with information is asked to a call FMPD Detective Katrina O’Brien at 321-7700, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS or text message C-R-I-M-E-S (274637) Keyword FMPD. Tipsters can remain anonymous.
May 8, 2014
FMPD Detectives have released video surveillance and still images of the suspect vehicle involved in the home invasion sexual battery. The vehicle is believed to be a white newer model four-door Toyota Camry with no window tint.
The suspect is further described as a medium height and medium build black male with dreadlock style hair wearing a green t-shirt.
On May 8, 2014 at 10:30 a.m., the Fort Myers Police Department responded to a home invasion in the vicinity of Edgewood Avenue and Van Buren Street. Upon arrival officers located a Hispanic female who had been physically assaulted during the offense.
The preliminary investigation revealed an unknown black male suspect entered the residence and attacked the victim. The black male, only described as wearing a light green t-shirt, fled the residence in a white newer model Toyota Camry.
The victim has been transported to Lee Memorial Hospital for her injuries and is in stable condition. Initially a three-year old child was believed to be missing by the victim as a result of the offense but was quickly located hiding inside the residence by police personnel. The child was taken into police custody and later released to a parent.
Detectives and Crime Scene Technicians are on scene collecting evidence and conducting a neighborhood canvass to develop additional witnesses.
Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Katrina O'Brien at (239) 321-7700, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS or text message C-R-I-M-E-S (274637) Keyword FMPD. Tipsters can remain anonymous.
Surveillance video: http://youtu.be/v7cenqG9CtQ