Police Need Help Finding Suspect Wanted for Aggravated Battery
Last updated 9/30/2020 at 10:11am
Lake Wales Police need help locating a 35-year-old man they are seeking to arrest for aggravated battery.
Police said about 2 p.m. Sept. 19 they responded to a call at 114 Lincoln Avenue in reference to a man being cut with a knife. The victim reported he was there to get his car washed and to get food from a vendor when he learned Tarus Scott was at the same location.
The victim reported that due to a previous investigation he and Scott are not supposed to be near one another. The victim stated he told Scott they were not to be there at the same time and Scott pulled a knife out. The victim reported Scott came at him with the knife cutting the left side of his face.
Numerous attempts have been made to locate Scott. Police Detective Klingler took over the investigation and obtained an arrest warrant on Scott for aggravated battery.
Anyone who has information on this case or knows where Scott can be located is asked to contact Detective Klingler at (863) 678-4223 extension 271 or Heartland Crime Stoppers at (800) 226-8477.