WINTER HAVEN , Fla. -Winter Haven police are searching for a man who forced his way into a home with a handgun.
Police have obtained a warrant for the arrest of 26-year-old Djohn Moore after he forced his way into his ex-girlfriend’s residence and attacked her.
On Sunday, at approximately 11:55 a.m., officers were called to a residence on Ridgewood Rd in Winter Haven involving a disturbance.
The victim told officers that her ex-boyfriend, Moore, tried to open her front door but it was locked. He demanded she let him in, but she didn’t.
Police say he forced his way in with a black handgun. Investigators say Moore hit the victim numerous times and then took her phone from her and smashed it on the floor.
The victim ran out of the door and to a neighbor to call 9-1-1. Her injuries are non-life-threatening.
Moore left the area in an unknown direction. He has a warrant for his arrest for Robbery with a Firearm and Armed Burglary with Battery.
Anyone with information on Moore’s whereabouts should call Detective AJ at 863-401-2256. Callers wishing to remain anonymous should call Heartland Crime Stoppers at 1-800-226-TIPS (8477).
Callers are guaranteed anonymity and could be eligible for a CASH reward.