For Immediate Release
March 20, 2009
Contact: Michele Nicholson
Public Information Officer
MAN BEATEN AND ROBBED IN HOME INVASION
The Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office is looking for a man who attacked and robbed a Fort Walton Beach resident inside his home shortly before 10 p.m. Thursday night.
46-year old Mark William Sweeney of 514 Scott Lane, Lot C says he was sitting on his couch watching TV when a man opened the front door and walked in. He says the man punched him in the face multiple times before taking his money and heading out the front door.
He described the individual as a short-haired black male with a medium build in his thirties.
Sweeney was taken to Fort Walton Beach Medical Center for treatment of his injuries.
Anyone with information on the case is asked to contact the Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office at 850-651-7400 or Emerald Coast Crime Stoppers at 850-863-TIPS.
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