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Published on February 21, 2024
Pembroke Pines Police Seek Assistance Identifying Suspected Armed Robber of Local 7-ElevenSource: X/Pembroke Pines PD

The Pembroke Pines Police Department is on the lookout for an armed suspect who robbed a local 7-Eleven at gunpoint. The incident, which took place on January 20 this year, occurred at the convenience store located at 7090 Pines Blvd., just a stone's throw from North Perry Airport. Local10 News reported that officials have turned to the community for assistance, releasing surveillance video which portrays the perpetrator pointing a firearm at the clerk while he demands money.

Authorities described the suspect as wearing a distinctive Bass Pro Shops hat during the robbery. Walking into the 7-Eleven, he managed to pull off the heist without a hitch before fleeing the scene. Anyone who has information regarding this crime has been urged to step forward and contact Pembroke Pines detective Brad Hyatt at 954-431-2225 or the station at 954-431-2200. The reference for the case is PPPD24OFF004845, as stated in a post by the Pembroke Pines Police Department on X.

The pursuit of the unidentified individual remains intense, with officers pooling every resource to bring the man in the hat to justice. In an era where social media platforms like X, formerly known as Twitter, become instrumental in police investigations, the digital footprint of the suspect remains elusive, despite the clear imagery caught on camera.

While the mechanic of our communal spaces works behind the scenes, the Pembroke Pines Police Department continues to canvas the area, hoping public involvement will shed light on the suspect's identity. Clad in his outdoor gear, the robber's face obscured by shadow and angle, one must question the brazenness of a daylight robbery amidst the ubiquity of surveillance. No injuries were reported in the January 20th incident, but the lingering effects of such a violation reverberate through the corridors of 7-Eleven and indeed, within the community it serves.

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