Crook in security guard garb pulls gun, robs Broward phone store

LAUDERDALE LAKES, Fla. – Broward County deputies are looking for a person who dressed as a security guard and robbed a Lauderdale Lakes cell phone store at gunpoint, the company mentioned Wednesday.

BSO spokesperson Claudinne Caro mentioned simply earlier than midday on July 22, the person, sporting a grey security guard uniform, a black hat and a face masks, walked into the Cellular One store at 3680 W. Oakland Park Blvd., telling the worker he needed to promote his phone to him and purchase a brand new one.

“When the worker opened the shelf door the place the telephones are displayed on the market, the topic drew his handgun, pointing it on the sufferer’s face,” Caro mentioned. “The topic produced a grey bag and demanded the worker place the telephones in it. The topic is captured fleeing the scene in his automobile, taking with him roughly $7,000 value of telephones.”

Your complete crime was captured on surveillance video. It exhibits that the person arrived and left in a “blue four-door sedan that had plastic on the rooftop and injury to the hood,” deputies say.


The automobile seems to be a navy blue, late-2000s Ford Fusion with a spoiler.

Anybody with info is requested to name BSO Detective Mark Copley at 954-321-4738, use the company’s SaferWatch app, or contact Broward Crime Stoppers at 954-493-8477.

Caro mentioned any info resulting in an arrest in the case is eligible for a reward of as much as $5,000.

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