Daytona Beach police believe suspect used frozen can of coke as weapon
Investigators continue to look for suspect
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Officers with the Daytona Beach Police Department said they are still looking for a suspect who is believed to have used a frozen can of coke as a weapon in the beating of an elderly man.
Police said the incident happened beachside around 7 a.m. on Tuesday on the 700 block of North Halifax Avenue.
Investigators released photos of the suspect, Charles Smyth, 67, on social media.
The attack caused a laceration to the back of the victim's head.
Authorities said anyone with information about the suspect is asked to call police at 386-671-5100.
We will update this story as more information becomes available.
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