A 69-Year-Old Vietnam War Veteran was Attacked at a Lake Park Auto Parts Store

A 69-Year-Old Vietnam War Veteran was Attacked at a Lake Park Auto Parts Store

Two black males started an altercation with a Hispanic male victim. The victim, 69 years of age, was followed into a business and was subsequently pushed and punched causing him to fall to the ground. While on the ground the suspects struck the victim with a truck lug wrench. The suspect’s then fled in a white Ford F250 dual cab truck with a partial Florida tag _DM_75.

The victim, a veteran of the Vietnam War, suffers from PTSD. He had a 6 month old Pekingese dog with him named “Louise”. Louise is his companion dog. During the altercation Louise got away and has not been located.

Animal Care & Control has been contacted regarding the missing Pekingese, Louise.

This incident occurred on February 20, 2017, at approximately 9:47 a.m. The altercation took place at Advanced Auto Parts, located in the 700 block of 10th Street in Lake Park.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-458-TIPS or you can remain ANONYMOUS by downloading our new app “CONNECT & PROTECT”, “See Something Say Something” for your Apple or Android Smart Phone.

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