Tuesday, September 25, 2018
Public safety

Deputies seek suspect who stole firearms during Wesley Chapel home invasion

Deputies are searching for a man they say broke into a home with a gun, stole firearms and battered an elderly resident, according to the Pasco County Sheriff's Office.

The home invasion and robbery occurred Wednesday just after 1 p.m. at a home on Magnolia Boulevard in Wesley Chapel, deputies said.

The elderly victim was battered but had non-life threatening injuries, deputies said.

The man is of medium height and build and was wearing shorts, a polo shirt, and carried a black backpack.

He is considered armed and dangerous, deputies said.

Anyone with information is asked to contact 1-800-706-2488.

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