Panama City Police seek help in identifying robbery suspect
Panama City Police officials say after seeing his picture in the news, the suspect voluntarily came to the department and offered to provide a statement.
They say the suspect provided new evidence that shows the victim had made a false report to law enforcement. Now, officials say the victim who originally reported the robbery has a criminal complaint for false reports to law enforcement against himself.
Panama City Police is asking for help from the public to identify a robbery suspect.
Police say on Wednesday, a man captured in a photograph held a victim at gunpoint and stole from them.
Police say the robbery happened at a hotel on W Hwy 98 in Panama City.
According to police, the suspect left in a newer model gray or silver Honda CRV.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Panama City Police Department at 850-872-3100, or you can report your tips anonymously via smartphone by downloading the “Panama City PD” Tip411 app in the Apple App Store or Google Play Store.