A Port St. Lucie man who is accused of attacking and robbing an 80-year-old man in a home invasion drove himself to jail in the victim’s stolen jeep.
On Wednesday, police released surveillance photographs of the suspect on social media.
Police arrested 40-year-0ld James Simpson on Thursday when he decided to drive himself to the jail in the vehicle he told after seeing himself on the news and social media.
Simpson attacked the elderly man in his home and stole his credit cards, and the victim’s Jeep Wrangler.
Port St. Lucie police Sgt. Lisa Marie Carrasquillo said a neighbor found the victim lying on the floor of his home Tuesday and called 911.
Simpson is facing multiple charges, including attempted murder, aggravated battery on a person 65 or older and home-invasion robbery