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Flagler County Sheriff's Office investigates alleged robbery of 29-year-old man

3:34 PM, Jan 28, 2013   |    comments
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PALM COAST, Fla. -- Deputies are investigating the alleged robbery of a 29-year-old man who was robbed as he walked out of a Palm Coast oceanfront park, according to the Flagler County Sheriff's Office.

The Palm Coast man walking on the north side of 16th Road towards N. Oceanshore Boulevard when two men walked past him at 9:05 p.m. Friday, said Lt. Bob Weber with the Sheriff's Office.

One of the suspects allegedly struck him from behind before pushing him against a nearby palm tree.

Police say the other assailant held him in a "bear hug" while his partner went through the man's pockets, taking his cash.

One of the robbers is described as being 45-50 years of age, about six-feet-five-inches tall and weighing between 300 and 350 pounds. He was bald and had a white and black chest length beard.

The second robber was described as being 40-45 years of age, about six-feet-three-inches tall with a slender build and unshaven face. He had brown hair and an unknown tattoo on the throat area.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers of Northeast Florida at 1-888-277-TIPS (8477).

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