MATTRESS STORE PURSE ROBBERY
Broward Sheriff’s Office detectives are releasing surveillance video of a suspect who stole a purse from a Lauderdale Lakes business and was later caught on surveillance video using the victim’s credit card.
On the morning of April 13, 2013, at approximately 11:42 a.m., an unidentified suspect entered the Universal Mattress Shop at 3927 NW 19 St. and removed an employee’s purse from her desk drawer. The unidentified male then proceeded to run through the store and exit out the back door. He managed to make off with jewelry and personal items worth in excess of $4,000. Later the same day, three males were captured on surveillance video purchasing shoes at the Nike Factory store in Sunrise using the victim’s credit card.
Anyone with information is asked to contact BSO Detective Nicholas DeGiovanni at 954-720-2242 or Broward Crime Stoppers, anonymously, at 954-493-TIPS (8477) or www.browardcrimestoppers.org. A reward of up to $1,000 is available for information leading to an arrest.
***MEDIA NOTE: A clear video of the incident is available for download from our website www.sheriff.org.
BSO Case Number: 04-1304-000961
Det. Nicholas DeGiovanni, D15. CID
Gina Carter/PIO 6/27/13