Lake Wales, Florida- The Polk County Sheriff’s Office isn’t releasing most details regarding an altercation which required a man to be airlifted for care. What is available is at around 9pm, Sunday night, a call came in for assistance at the new Circle K gas station on Hwy 27 in South Lake Wales.
According to the PCSO public information officer, Alicia Manautou, the incident did not occur at the location or even in Lake Wales. There is a person of interest, but the name of the person isn’t being released at this time. That individual is still at large as of this time. She advised the man who was airlifted has been treated and released.
We will continue to monitor this situation and update information as it is received.