ORLANDO, Fla. - The search for a man suspected in a crime spree through Winter Garden and Orlando continued Thursday.
The suspect struck again Wednesday morning, when he carjacked a woman’s car in the Petco parking lot at East Colonial Drive and North Bumby Avenue in Orlando, police said.
Not long after the carjacking, shortly before 8:30 a.m., the man robbed a Walgreens on Sand Lake Road, where he pistol-whipped a victim and stole money, deputies said. Shots were also fired, but no one was hit.
“Well, monsters exist. We've seen it. They exist. We don't got to make them up,” resident Tom Norris said.
"People who have come in contact with him have been terrified," OPD spokeswoman Michelle Guido said.
Then on Sunday, a gunman shot a man during an attempted robbery at an ATM on West Colonial Drive, Winter Garden police said.
Police said the crook then went to a nearby 7-Eleven where he failed to steal a van that was unlocked.
Shortly after Saturday's incident, the culprit carjacked a woman in the nearby Walgreen’s parking lot, leaving his clothes and a pair of glasses behind, police said.
The carjacker stole the woman's 2017 white Mitsubishi Outlander, which was found torched late Sunday night on Willie Mays Parkway, police said.
He also robbed an Orlando CVS on East Colonial Drive, police said.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crimeline at (800) 423-8477.
Please RT! This is the composite sketch of the suspect from the recent rash of carjackings and commercial robberies in OPD, Winter Garden PD & @OrangeCoSheriff jurisdiction. Please help us catch this violent, dangerous suspect. Call @CrimelineFL 800-423-TIPS w/any info. pic.twitter.com/6aVYHhAlxV— Orlando Police (@OrlandoPolice) April 4, 2018
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