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Suspect sought in Lakeland home invasion

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Polk County Sheriff's deputies are searching for a man wanted in connection with a home invasion.

Around 7:15 p.m. Friday evening, the suspect approached a residence on Alamo Drive in Lakeland and proceeded to pepper spray the victim as he walked out of his home, deputies said.

The suspect then forced the victim into his house where the victim's cousin and the victim began to fight with the suspect.

Deputies say the suspect fled on foot. He is described as a white male, between the ages of 25 and 34, with brown hair, 5'8" – 5'9". He was wearing a black long sleeve shirt and black sweat pants with a stripe on the side.

Anyone with information about this investigation is urged to contact Detective Jeannette Leonard at 863.298.6200.

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