Men rob Saks Fifth Avenue in Boca Raton

Men steal cash, merchandise

BOCA RATON - The FBI is looking for a group of robbers who stole money and merchandise from a Saks Fifth Avenue store in Boca Raton.

The robbery happened at the Boca Raton Town Center Mall, located at 6000 W. Glades Road, about 7:50 p.m. on September 20.

According to investigators, between three and five robbers, armed with sledgehammers, entered the store and ordered employees and customers to lay on the ground. The men knocked over a display case and then stole cash and merchandise before leaving. The amount of cash and merchandise stolen was not immediately released.

Agents believe they used a black BMW as a getaway vehicle.

Saks Fifth Avenue released a statement about the robbery, saying: "The safety of our associates and customers is of utmost importance to Saks. We are cooperating with authorities on the matter.

The FBI is offering a $5,000 reward for information that leads to an arrest.

Anyone with information about the robbery should call the FBI at 305-944-9101 or the Boca Raton Police Department at 561-338-1246.

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