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TAMARAC ADULT VIDEO STORE ARMED ROBBERY Surveillance Video Released

BSO Case Number: TM02-10-00203
PIO Number: 02-10-18
Date: October 2, 2002
Time: 1940
Place of Occurrence: Video Outlet-III, Inc., 3803 W. Commericial Blvd, Bay-C, Tamarac

Victim(s):

  • Video Outlet-III, Inc., 3803 W. Commericial Blvd, Bay-C, Tamarac

Suspect(s):

  • 1) Unidentified W/H/M, 5’9” to 5’11” tall, about 185 pounds.
  • 2) Unidentified B/F, last seen driving a silver vehicle

Description of Incident:

Broward Sheriff's Office Robbery detectives are releasing a good black and white surveillance video in the hopes of identifying an armed suspect who robbed a Tamarac adult video store Wednesday, October 2nd, 2002.

The robbery occurred shortly after 7:30 p.m. at the Video Outlet-III, Inc., located at 3803 West Commercial Blvd. The robber entered the store, which was occupied by several customers, carrying what appeared to be a silver handgun. The unidentified male is seen on tape making his way behind the counter and ordering store patrons to a corner of the business. He is then seen helping himself to the cash while holding a clerk at gunpoint. No shots were fired, and the suspect escaped through the front door.

A witness saw the suspect flee in a silver vehicle driven by an unidentified black female wearing a white tank top. The culprit is described as a Hispanic male, about five feet nine inches to five feet eleven inches tall, weighing approximately 185 pounds.

Anyone with information on the identity of the suspect is asked to call BSO Robbery Det. Adam Rubin at (954) 321-4275 or call Broward Crime Stoppers, anonymously, at (954) 493-TIPS.

MEDIA NOTE: THE GOOD QUALITY SURVEILLANCE VIDEO IS AVAILABLE FOR YOUR REPRODUCTION AT BSO’S MEDIA RELATIONS OFFICE UNTIL 6 P.M. TODAY.

INVESTIGATORS: Robbery Det. A. Rubin, CI
THIS REPORT BY: Liz Calzadilla/PIO October 11, 2002 Noon

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