Man Hospitalized After Armed Robbery in Jefferson County

By: Eyewitness News, Angelica Alvarez Email
By: Eyewitness News, Angelica Alvarez Email

[UPDATE] February 20, 2012 4:20 p.m.

Jefferson County, FL -- The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or person's responsible for the early morning armed robbery and aggravated battery of a man.

The attack happened at Waukeenah Fertilizer on January 25, 2012. Anyone with information is asked to call Investigator Gerald Knecht at 850-997-2023.

Or you can visit the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office website at www.jeffersoncountysheriff1.com or text JCSOTIP and tip information to 274637. All information received through the website or text will be anonymous.

Jefferson County, FL -- January 25, 2012 --

A Jefferson County man is in a Tallahassee hospital tonight in serious condition. Investigators say the man was brutally beaten during an armed robbery early this morning.

Now they're on the hunt for a suspect and need your help.

On Wednesday, January 25, 2012 at around 8:00am, the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office responded to 9643 Waukeenah Highway (Waukeenah Fertilizer) in reference to an armed robbery. The victim of the armed robbery sustained head injuries during the robbery and was transported to Tallahassee Memorial Hospital for treatment of his injuries.

The JCSO is requesting that anyone that was in the area of Waukeenah Fertilizer on the morning of Wednesday January 25 between the hours of 5l30am and 6:15am and has any information pertaining to the robbery please call (850)997-2023 or visit the JCSO website at www.jeffersoncountysherifffl.com or text JCSOTIP and tip information to 274637. All information received through the website or text will be anonymous.


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