Pinellas Deputies Seek Suspects in Oldsmar Armed Home Invasion
According to the Pinellas County Sheriff’a Office, deputies, at about 4:00 a.m. on Monday, July 30, 2018, 54-year-old Matthew Kosky was asleep in his home at 3155 Phoenix Avenue, Unit A, in Oldsmar, when he was awoken by a knock at his door.
When Kosky answered the door an unidentified female subject asked to use his phone. Kosky went to retrieve his phone when the female and two unidentified male subjects armed with a handgun forced their way into Kosky’s home and pushed him to the ground.
Deputies say one of the subjects struck Kosky on the head with a blunt object.
The subjects stole personal property belonging to Kosky and left the residence.
After leaving Kosky’s home, the same three subjects walked next door and entered the screened in porch of unit #B.
The residents in unit #B, 52-year-old Donna Dowd and 33-year-old Eudis Nunez, heard someone breaking into their home and called 911.
The subject’s fled before making entry into the home.
Deputies from the K-9 Unit and the Flight Unit responded to assist in the search for the suspects but were unsuccessful.
Kosky was treated at the scene for minor injuries.
The suspects were described as an unidentified female and two unidentified males with Hispanic accents, wearing dark colored clothes, armed with a handgun.
Anyone with information on this case is asked to contact the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office at (727) 582-6200; or to remain anonymous and be eligible for a reward contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS or www.crimestoppersofpinellas.org
The investigation continues.