NewsRegion S Palm Beach CountyBoca Raton

Actions

Police: Saks Fifth Avenue robbed at Town Center at Boca Raton mall

Posted: 1:14 PM, Dec 27, 2018
Updated: 2018-12-27 18:56:00-05
wptv-generic-police-lights

BOCA RATON, Fla. — Police are investigating a robbery that happened Wednesday night at Saks Fifth Avenue in the Town Center at Boca Raton mall.

The crime happened around 8:45 p.m.

According to the police department, an employee confronted a man in a dark hooded sweatshirt who was taking merchandise from a shelf.

He displayed a gun, and the worker backed away as the thief stuffed several purses into a bag.

Police said he ran from the store and got into what appeared to be a dark, newer model Ford Mustang.

The suspect is described as a thin black male, approximately 6 feet tall.

If you have any information that can help detectives, call Detective Lazarus Kimsal with the Boca Raton Police Department at 561-866-6383.