Cellphone thieves arrested in Delray Beach

The incident occurred at the Tin Roof Restaurant
Posted at 7:03 PM, Sep 13, 2021

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. — Two men were arrested in Delray Beach after stealing a woman's cellphone at a local restaurant Saturday evening.

The incident occurred at the Tin Roof Restaurant along Atlantic Avenue.

Police said undercover officers witnessed Alexis Sanchez Vazquez and Yoan Perez Garcia stealing the woman's cellphone.

Once arrested, the men confessed to stealing a cellphone on Sept. 5 at the same restaurant.

Officials ask the public to secure their belongings, not place a cellphone in a back pocket or leave a purse unattended.

If you have any information regarding the 2007 crimes with ties to the Town Center at Boca Raton, call Crime Stoppers of Palm Beach County at 800-458-TIPS. Tipsters could be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000. You can remain anonymous.

You can also contact the detectives assigned to these cold cases using the information below:

Detective Scott Hanley
Boca Raton Police Department

Detective William Springer
Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office