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Palatka police seek armed robbery suspect

PALATKA, Fla. – The Palatka Police Department is seeking information on the identity of an armed robber who reportedly attacked a businessman at the Palatka Ford Dealership early Monday morning.

Around 5:30 a.m. Monday, the PPD responded to the dealership at 420 North Palm Ave. in reference to an armed robbery. The victim said after opening up the business, he was attacked in his office by an unidentified robber, who struck the victim over the head with an unknown object.

The robber took the victim's wallet, some jewelry and an undisclosed amount of cash. The robber discarded several items and then fled the scene on foot.

A reward is being offered for any information leading to an arrest in the case. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Palatka Police Department at 386-329-0115 or 386-329-0800. Information can also be left on the Palatka Police Department Crime Tip Hotline at 386-329-0170.