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Community Food Store Armed Robbery: Watch the Video and Help the Police

The Fort Lauderdale Police Department has released a surveillance video in the investigation of an armed robbery that occurred at the Community Food Store at 3200 West Broward Boulevard, this past Sunday in the hopes that it may lead to an arrest.

According to the Detective DeAnna Greenlaw of the Fort Lauderdale Police, on August 18 at approximately 10:28 p.m., Frankie Fisher was leaving the store when an armed suspect approached him from behind, pointing a firearm at his head.

Fisher told detectives that the suspect used his t-shirt to disguise his face and demanded the victim's personal belongings. The suspect forcibly grabbed FIsher's gold chain from his neck and fled from the area.

The suspect is being described by police as a light skinned Black or Hispanic male, 18 to 20 years old, approximately 5'6" to 5'7" in height, 150 pounds in weight, wearing dark pants, and a black t-shirt.

Detectives are urging anyone with further information regarding this armed robbery or the identity of the suspect to contact Detective Tracy Figone at 954-828-5518. Watch this video and help solve a crime:

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Laine Doss is the food and spirits editor for Miami New Times, covering the restaurant and bar scene in South Florida. She has been featured on Cooking Channel’s Eat Street and Food Network’s Great Food Truck Race. Doss won an Alternative Weekly award for her feature on what it’s like to wait tables. In a previous life, she appeared off-Broadway and shook many a cocktail as a bartender at venues in South Florida and New York City. When she’s not writing, you can find Doss running some marathon then celebrating at the nearest watering hole.
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