St. Petersburg Police Press Release

Chief of Police
1301 First Avenue North
St. Petersburg, FL 33705

(727) 893-7550


For Immediate Release
Report number: 2020-038853
Date of original release: 10-30-20

Home Invasion

Released on 10-30-20 at 10:55 a.m.

At 3 a.m. today, St. Petersburg Police were called to investigate a noise complaint of a loud stereo blaring music from 1908 21st Avenue North. When the officers tried to contact the resident, they looked through the window and saw a man who was physically restrained and in distress. Officers entered the home and called rescue. It's unknown how long he had been there.

The victim, a 61- year- old man, is hospitalized in critical condition.

It is early in the investigation, but investigators believe he was the victim of a home invasion. Police are asking anyone who may have seen anything suspicious or have any information, to please call St. Petersburg Police 727-893-7780 or text SPPD+ your tip to TIP411.

St. Petersburg Police Media Relations - (727) 893-7550
YOLANDA FERNANDEZ - Public Information Officer