Truck sought in bridge projectile incident

Posted at 1:48 PM, Apr 21, 2016
and last updated 2016-04-21 13:55:12-04

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Police hope these photos can help identify the occupants of a truck that reportedly threw an item at bicyclists on a Southwest Florida bridge.

The truck appears to be a newer model, four door, Ford F-150 4x4 with a silver tool box in the bed.  The vehicle may also have a Florida Gators specialty license plate. The front passenger is described as a white male, wearing sunglasses.

According to Fort Myers Police, on Sunday at around 7:30pm, two bicyclists were riding south across the Edison Bridge when the truck approached them from behind.  A person in the passenger seat then threw an item from the truck, hitting one of the bicyclists.

The truck was last observed southbound over the bridge.

If anyone has any information regarding this case they are requested to contact the Detective James Langton of the Fort Myers Police Department at 321-7700. Callers may also call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS or text message C-R-I-M-E-S (274637) Keyword FMPD.  Tipsters can remain anonymous.