UPDATE: The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a man involved in an armed robbery and shooting at Torrecilla Jewelers in Belle Glade on Friday, Dec. 30.
Palm Beach County Fire Rescue said an employee of a Belle Glade jewelry store had to be transported to the hospital by helicopter Friday morning after she was shot in an attempted robbery.
The incident occurred at 9:25 a.m. at Torrecilla Jewelry located on West Avenue A.
The victim, whose name has not been released, was shot in the shoulder.
The suspect is described as a black male, approximately 5' 8" tall with a stocky build. He was wearing a dark mask, gray sweat shirt, dark pants and black shoes. He fled on foot to an older model 4-door white Toyota Camry.
Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-458-TIPS.