Sketch released of suspect in Whiskey Creek stabbing

Posted at 3:45 PM, Aug 19, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-19 15:45:02-04

LEE COUNTY, Fla. -- Authorities hope a new sketch will help find the man responsible for the stabbing and robbing of a Whiskey Creek resident last week.

According to Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers, the victim was approached by the suspect mid-day last Friday, August 12th.  Despite a thorough search of the area, the suspect managed to elude arrest.

The suspect is described as having light brown colored hair, which was possibly dyed.  The suspect has a heavy Northeastern accent and a muscular build.

Anyone with information on the identity of the suspect, and his current whereabouts, is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS (8477).  All callers will remain anonymous and will be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000.  Tips may also be made online at or by texting a tip to CRIMES (274637) Keyword: REWARD.