BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Boca Raton Police are investigating an apparent armed robbery that happened very early Wednesday morning. A suspect not been caught.
From Boca Raton Police:
On Wednesday, October 22 at 1:38 a.m., Boca Raton Police officers responded to an armed robbery at Hooters Restaurant, 2240 NW 19th Street.
Officers met with the manager, who said he was in the process of closing the business with another employee, when a male suddenly appeared. The suspect pointed a chrome semi-automatic handgun at them and told them to turn around and take their phones from their pockets. The suspect then told the employees to take him to the office, where he told the manager to empty the safe. Before the suspect left, he told the employees to count to 100 as he left the restaurant. The suspect left with an undetermined amount of cash. Neither employee was injured.
If anyone has information about this crime, please contact Detective Scott Hanley at (561) 338-1344 or Palm Beach County Crime Stoppers at (800) 458-TIPS.
Black male, appx. 6’1” tall
Wearing a ski mask and goggles
Grey jacket, jeans, black shoes