ALERT – The Coral Springs Police are warning women, specifically in the Wyndham Lakes area, about a dangerous suspect who attempted to sexually batter a victim when she was walking along Wyndham Lakes Blvd. (south) during the early morning hours of April 9, 2018. A black male, believed to be in his 20’s, with an average build, short haircut, wearing dark pants and a dark short-sleeve shirt attempted a sexual battery after he grabbed the victim from behind and pushed her to the ground. The quick-thinking victim kicked the suspect and screamed for help, resulting in the suspect fleeing eastbound on Wyndham Lakes Blvd (south) towards Coral Ridge Drive. A similar incident with a matching suspect description took place in the Wyndham Lakes community on February 24, 2018. The Coral Springs Police have increased patrol in the area and are actively working leads in the case.
Police ask that if you walk or bike during late night or early morning hours to do so with others, carry a cell phone and exercise in well-lit areas. Always be aware of your surroundings, if you use headphones, be sure to keep one ear bud removed so that you can hear if someone approaching.
If you have any information about this case or have experienced a similar incident, please contact Detective Mark Mitter at (954) 346-1300. As always, if you see someone or something suspicious, Make a Call, Make a Difference and call our non-emergency number, (954) 344-1800.
Ofc. Tyler Reik