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Victim fires at young suspects after attempted robbery
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Victim fires at young suspects after attempted robbery

Lakeland, FL --  The Lakeland Police Department responded to the 1300 block of East Lemon Street around 1 p.m. on December 2, after a victim, Randy Whitworth, called 911 and reported that two young men tried to rob him at gunpoint.

Whitworth, 58, of Lakeland was walking his dog when he was approached by two young males. One of them confronted Whitworth with a gun and demanded money. Whitworth had a gun in his pocket and fired at both suspects.

The suspects ran from the area. Whitworth called 911 and reported the incident. He wasn't hurt.

Suspect one is described as a black male, 16 to 19 years of age, 5'09" to 5'10", wearing a red and black jacket and jeans. Suspect two is described as a black male, 15 to 16 years of age, wearing a black or dark blue skull cap, and a black jacket.

Anyone with information regarding the identity of these suspects is asked to contact the Lakeland Police Department.

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