Robbers use "bear hug" to hold up man near park
PALM COAST, Fla. -- Investigators in Flagler County are looking for the person who robbed a man near an oceanfront park.
Police say the victim was held up by two men near 16th Road and North Oceanshore Boulevard about 9 p.m. Friday. One robber punched the man in the head while another grabbed and held him. While in the "bear hug," the man says the first robber took cash out of his pockets. They ran off after the incident.
One suspect is described as a man in his late 40s weighing about 300-350 pounds at 6' 5" tall. He is bald but had a salt and pepper beard. The other person is said to be in his early 40s, about 6' 3" with an unshaven face. He has a tattoo around his throat.
Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call Crimestoppers at 1-888-277- TIPS (8477). You may remain anonymous and you may be eligible for a reward.
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