Boca Raton Plaza Hotel Scene Of Robbery


BOCA RATON, FL ( — It is entirely possible that the person police say robbed the “Plaza Hotel” in Boca Raton may have been thinking “Plaza Hotel” in New York City. The Plaza Hotel in New York will set you back several hundred bucks a night. The Plaza Hotel on Federal Highway in Boca will set you back $68 for the “Majestic Double.” Even so, a crime is a crime, and detectives are doing what they can to find the man pictured.

Here’s what they’re telling us:

Detectives from the Boca Raton Police Services Department are investigating a robbery at the Boca Raton Plaza Hotel, which occurred just before 7:30 am on Wednesday morning. The front desk employee reported that someone ran into the hotel lobby, jumped the counter and stole an undetermined amount of money.

The suspect, who didn’t display a weapon, was depicted on video rummaging through the front desk area then quickly leaving out of the west side of the hotel. Witnesses say he drove away in a gold BMW.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Det. Scott Hanley at 561-338-1344 or Crime Stoppers at 800-458-TIPS.

(Surveillance photo courtesy Boca Raton Police).





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