Ocoee, FL (November 18, 2018) – Recently, Ocoee police officers released photos of two suspects who had stolen items from a Publix grocery store and drove over a pedestrian woman last Monday.
Around 7:00 PM, officers were dispatched to the scene at 8863 W. Colonial Drive after receiving a report about the injured woman.
According to the report, the victim had been attempting to stop a shoplifter from entering the passenger side of a black four-door, Nissan. The driver of the getaway car intentionally crashed into the victim before speeding away.
Emergency personnel confirmed the pedestrian did not sustain severe injuries.
No other details have been released.
Police have urged anyone holding valuable information related to the case to call Crimeline at (407) 423-8477.
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