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Necklace snatched from man’s neck

Boca Raton, FL – On Wednesday, December 19, at about 9:40 a.m., Boca Raton Police officers responded to a robbery that occurred on the sidewalk near 450 SW 2nd Avenue. The victim told officers he and a friend were walking south on the sidewalk, when an unknown male approached them and snatched the necklace off his neck.

The suspect is described as a dark skinned black male about 20 years old, approximately 6’ tall, average build, and wearing a black “muscle” shirt and black shorts. After the suspect grabbed the victim’s necklace, the suspect ran to the northeast parking lot. He got into the passenger seat of a newer model, four-door car, possibly a Volkswagen Jetta, bearing a Florida tag with “BC” somewhere in it. The vehicle left north on SW 2nd Avenue.

The victim was not injured. If anyone has information about this crime, they should call Detective Scott Hanley at (561) 338-1344 or Palm Beach County Crime Stoppers at (800) 458-TIPS.


Black male, early 20’s
Appx. 6’ tall, medium build
Wearing black muscle shirt, black shorts