OSCEOLA COUNTY, Fla. – A integrate is targeting Kissimmee residents by impersonating military officers to benefit entrance to their homes, officials with a Osceola County Sheriff’s Office said.
Deputies pronounced on Dec. 19 a male and a lady knocked on a doorway of a Osceola Point Apartments section and pronounced they were “police.” When a proprietor non-stop a door, she was grabbed by a man, thrown to a building and sprayed with a chemical agent. The plant was also punched and kicked by a burglars, according to a news recover from a Sheriff’s Office.
The victim’s screams for assistance caused her neighbors to come out and a integrate ran off, deputies said.
Both a male and lady were wearing masks during a time of a attack. The male is described as being 5 feet 11 inches tall, with a splay build and brownish-red hair. He was wearing a long-sleeved blue-and-white-striped shirt, shorts and a ball tip with a black and immature bandana with skulls on it covering his face, officials said.
The lady is described as being heavyset on tip with spare legs. She was wearing a pinkish shirt with stripes and gray pants, deputies said.
Deputies pronounced several other doors during a unit formidable had been sprayed with a chemical agent.
Two identical incidents, in that people were knocking on doors claiming to be police, were reported opposite a travel from Osceola Point Apartments, though no one non-stop their doors, a Sheriff’s Office said.
Residents of a formidable told News 6 they perceived a notice from skill managers revelation them about a military impersonators, though they pronounced they didn’t tell them a proprietor was attacked.
They pronounced they’re endangered since there are a lot of children who live there.
“My kids go to a train in a morning,” pronounced one resident. “We travel with them though when they come home from school, I’m during work. They travel by themselves to a house.”
“Of course, I’m scared,” she said. “I can’t even feel protected in a place that I’m vital in.”
The Sheriff’s Office released a warning to residents Thursday, revelation them not to open their doors to any different persons and to call 911 to endorse anyone who identifies themselves as police.
Anyone with information is asked to hit a Sheriff’s Office during 407-348-2222 or call Crimeline during 800-423-TIPS (8477).
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