Robert Hayward Reed Captured as the Homicide Suspect

$1,000 Reward

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Robert Haywood Reed

DOB: 6/21/1980 (38) 

**Armed and Dangerous**

San Diego County Crime Stoppers, along with investigators from the San Diego Police Department’s Homicide Unit, are asking for the public’s help in locating Robert Reed. 

On August 27, 2018, at 5:29 p.m., San Diego Police Officers responded to the 100 block of S. Meadowbrook Drive for a report of a possible shooting. Officers arrived and located 27- year-old Sylvianita Widman suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. Widman was transported to a local hospital but later died as a result of her injuries. The San Diego Police Department’s Homicide Unit has identified Robert Reed as a suspect in this case and a warrant has been issued for his arrest. Reed is considered armed and dangerous. 

Robert Reed is described as a Black male, 38-years-old, 5’11” tall, weighs 165 lbs., and has brown hair and brown eyes. 

Anyone with information on the location of Robert Reed is asked to call SDPD at (619) 531- 2000 or the Crime Stoppers anonymous tip line at (888) 580-8477. Visit the Crime Stoppers website at for more information on how to send anonymous web and mobile app tips. A $1,000 reward is being offered for information that leads to Reed’s arrest.