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Women attack Popeyes worker, steal money from cash register, PBSO says

Dramatic robbery at Palm Beach County restaurant captured on cell phone video
Palm Beach County detectives are investigating a robbery at a Popeye's restaurant, located at 7049 Seacrest Boulevard near Lantana, on March 16, 2021.jpg
Posted at 10:10 AM, Mar 17, 2021
and last updated 2021-03-17 10:44:35-04

PALM BEACH COUNTY, Fla. — Palm Beach County detectives are searching for four women involved in a dramatic robbery at a Popeye’s restaurant near Lantana on Tuesday.

The crime happened about 1:15 p.m. at the restaurant located at 7049 Seacrest Boulevard.

The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office said a silver Nissan Sentra pulled up to the drive-thru, and a woman inside the car got into a verbal argument with the cashier, then spit on and attacked the worker.

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VIDEO: Women attacked Popeyes worker, stole money from register

Two other women got out of the car and began attacking other employees inside the restaurant.

Deputies said one of the women reached into the drive-thru window and grabbed money from a cash register. The four women then took off in the Sentra.

Anyone who knows who the women are is asked to call Crime Stoppers of Palm Beach County at 800-458-TIPS.