Facebook Friend Burgles Bro In Boca, Cops Cuff Culprit

Dangello Lorrissaint, Courtesy Boca Raton Police.

Dangello Lorrisaint, Courtesy Boca Raton Police.

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (From Boca PD)  — On Saturday, June 27 at 9:15 p.m., a Boca Raton Police officer was on patrol in Oaks Plaza. The officer had just pulled into the Mobil gas station at 690 West Glades Road, when she was approached by a male who said an unknown subject had snatched his cell phone out of his hand and rode off on a bicycle.

The victim told the officer he had posted an online ad on iTrade to sell his iPhone 5.   A Facebook user contacted him and agreed to pay $140 and they agreed to meet.  After discussing several locations, they agreed to meet at the CVS.  The suspect rode up on a bicycle and the victim noticed a second male on a bicycle a short distance away.  After a brief discussion, the suspect grabbed the phone from the victim and rode off on a bicycle.  The second male also rode off on his bicycle. The victim told officers that after the robbery he received a message stating, “Sorry bro I gotta eat.”

Investigating detectives were able to track down the suspect, identified as Dangelo Lorissaint, who was identified by the victim.  Lorrisaint confessed to detectives that he had stolen the phone.  Detectives charged Lorissaint with robbery by sudden snatching.

The Boca Raton Police want to urge on-line buyers and sellers to use our police department as a safe exchange zone to conduct their transactions. The parking lot is also available if the lobby is closed.  Visit http://www.ci.boca-raton.fl.us/police/stories/safeexchange.shtm for more tips.

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