Florida man accused of pummeling senior citizen outside Publix turns himself in

A man accused of assaulting another man outside a Publix store in Winter Haven last Saturday has been arrested after turning himself into police, authorities said.On Monday, the Winter Haven Police Department said it was looking for Donald Walker after a man was attacked outside the Publix at SE Plaza on Saturday. Police said the victim had been yelling at Walker for nearly hitting him with his truck after he walked out of the store.Surveillance video shows Walker leaving his truck and punching the victim in the head.When the victim tried to call police, Walker knocked him to the ground and started punching him multiple times before he grabbed his phone and threw it.Police said Walker was captured on surveillance video walking out of a nearby Chinese buffet shortly before the incident, and they got numerous tips identifying him as the assailant. Police said he turned himself in at the Polk County Jail on Tuesday morning, but did not say what charges he faces. Further information was not immediately available.

A man accused of assaulting another man outside a Publix store in Winter Haven last Saturday has been arrested after turning himself into police, authorities said.

On Monday, the Winter Haven Police Department said it was looking for Donald Walker after a man was attacked outside the Publix at SE Plaza on Saturday.

Police said the victim had been yelling at Walker for nearly hitting him with his truck after he walked out of the store.

Surveillance video shows Walker leaving his truck and punching the victim in the head.

When the victim tried to call police, Walker knocked him to the ground and started punching him multiple times before he grabbed his phone and threw it.

Police said Walker was captured on surveillance video walking out of a nearby Chinese buffet shortly before the incident, and they got numerous tips identifying him as the assailant.

Police said he turned himself in at the Polk County Jail on Tuesday morning, but did not say what charges he faces.

Further information was not immediately available.

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