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Armed robbers hold up pawn shop employees in Lauderdale Lakes

Surveillance video captures armed robbery at Lauderdale Lakes pawn shop
Surveillance video captures armed robbery at Lauderdale Lakes pawn shop

LAUDERDALE LAKES, Fla. – Broward Sheriff’s Office detectives are searching for two men who they said robbed a pawn shop in Lauderdale Lakes at gunpoint.

The robbery was reported around 5 p.m. Sunday at the Cash America Pawn shop at 2880 N. State Road 7.

According to deputies, surveillance video shows the robbers pulling up to the pawn shop in a black 2016 Toyota Corolla and entering the business.

Deputies said the men looked around before leaving.

But the thieves returned just before 5 p.m., armed with guns, authorities said.

Deputies said one of the robbers, who was wearing a black Miami Heat hoodie, approached the store clerks and demanded jewelry at gunpoint, while the second thief, who was wearing a face mask and dark-blue hoodie, pointed to the items they wanted.

Witnesses said the robbers appeared to be in their late 20s and are between 5 feet 8 inches and 6 feet tall with facial hair.

Anyone with further information is asked to call BSO Robbery Detective Keith Rosen at 954-321-4200. Anonymous tips can be made by calling Broward Crime Stoppers at 954-493-8477.


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Amanda Batchelor is the managing editor for Local10.com.