Reward offered for information in armed robbery

Robber approaches victim walking home through Cottages Apartment complex

Orange County Sheriff's Office
Orange County Sheriff's Office (Orange County Sheriff's Office)

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. – A reward is being offered for information to find a person wanted in an armed robbery, Orange County deputies said.

The incident happened Monday around midnight when the victim was walking home through the Cottages Apartment complex.

Deputies said that's when a black four-door Mercedes with dark-tinted windows approached the victim and got out of the vehicle.

The suspect was armed during the commission of the robbery, deputies said.

Deputies described the robber as a black male with a medium skin tone and thin build who is possibly in his mid-20s, weighs 170 pounds and is 6 feet to 6 feet 2 inches tall. Deputies said he wore a gray or dark-colored hooded sweatshirt with a red stripe and dark pants.

Anyone who knows the whereabouts of the robber sought or details about the robbery may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000, deputies said. Crimeline can be reached by calling 800-423-TIPS.