Elderly Man Mugged At PB County Home Depot

LAKE WORTH, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Call it a mugging or a “strong armed robbery,” but either way, an elderly man simply walking from Home Depot in Lake Worth to his car was attacked from the back by either a black or hispanic man. His expensive necklace was stolen.

The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office just released the following information and a surveillance snap shot. If you know who the alleged thug is, please call the cops or crimestoppers.

On June 14, 2012, at approximately 8:00 pm, deputies responded to a strong arm robbery that occurred in the parking lot of 4241 Lake Worth Road, Lake Worth.

When deputies arrived they learned an elderly male just exited Home Depot and was walking to his car when he was accosted from behind by an unknown black or Hispanic male stealing his valuable necklace. The suspect ran to a vehicle waiting nearby, a newer model silver or grey Nissan Altima.

If anyone can identify this suspect they are urged to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-458-TIPS.