Crime

Hernando County Sheriff's Office Alert: armed burglary suspect at large

3:53PM Dec. 10, 2019- The Hernando County Sheriff's Office is reporting that a robbery to a person took place at Oak Hill Medical Complex.  They give the following description of the suspect:

White/Male - 30's - Dark Hair - Light Colored Blue Jeans - Grey Shirt

Suspect ran west (toward US-19 area) from the medical complex.

Please call 9-1-1 if you see someone matching this description in this area.

Suspect is reportedly armed with a knife. - Do not approach.

The Sheriff's Office provided an update at 5:21PM:

Pasco County man arrested for sexual battery of 10-year-old Brooksville girl

HCSO ALERT

On 10-12-19 at 10:20 a.m., deputies responded to a residence in Brooksville regarding a missing 10-year-old girl.

The child was last seen around 3 a.m. when a family member saw her going to use the bathroom. When family members awoke at 6:40 a.m., they were unable to locate the child. The family searched for the child prior to contacting law enforcement.

Students charged with firearm possession on school property

By LISA MACNEIL
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At a press conference held on Sept. 6, 2019, HCSO Sheriff Al Nienhuis, together with School Superintendent John Stratton and Major Crimes Detectives had additional information on the series of events that led to the lockdown of several schools on Sept. 5, 2019.

No students were threatened, and no shots were fired during the incident.

All 5 male suspects are juveniles, and students at Hernando High School.