NEWS RELEASE                                             

For Immediate Release
November 1, 2008
Contact: Michele Nicholson
Public Information Officer
  (850) 651-7420


    The Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office is investigating an attack and robbery on a 71-year old Crestview man. Horace Reid of 4481 Goldfinch Way was taken to North Okaloosa Medical Center Saturday evening. He says sometime before 5 p.m., a white female and black male came to his home, attacked him inside his garage, and took his wallet.

    The male suspect is described as about 6'1" tall, with gold front teeth. He was wearing a black shirt and gray pants or shorts. Anyone with information on the crime is asked to contact the Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office at 850-689-5705 or Emerald Coast Crime Stoppers at 850-863-TIPS.