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Release # 12-039 Detectives Investigate Possible Home Invasion/Robbery In Unincorporated St. Pete; Man Is Seriously Injured

Who:
Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office
Investigative Operations Bureau
-Robbery/Homicide Unit
Patrol Operations Bureau
Support Services Bureau
-Crime Scene Investigation Unit

William Bennett Roberts (Victim Seriously Injured)
DOB: 08/23/1953
Address: 5104 67th Way North , St. Peterburg

What:
Detectives assigned to the Robbery/Homicide Unit are investigating a possible home invasion robbery in which the victim sustained serious injuries.

Where:
The crime occurred at 5104 67th Way North in unincorporated St. Petersburg.

When:
Deputies initially responded to the call at about 8:38 a.m. on Friday, February 24, 2012.

Why/How:

The crime was reported to the Sheriff’s office by a friend of the victim who came to visit him; and discovered him injured in the home and calling for help.

The victim, identified as 58-year-old William Bennett Roberts was transported to a local hospital for treatment of serious injuries.

According to detectives the suspect was beaten.

No arrests have been made at this time.

The investigation continues.

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