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Man reports street corner robbery

 

Boca Raton, FL – On Monday, November 14, just before 10:00 p.m., Boca Raton Police officers responded to a report of an armed robbery that occurred near 600 West Glades Road.

 

The victim, Jeffery Yarborough, told officers he was walking north on NW 13th Street heading to meet some friends in the area of 200 NW 20th Street.  As he approached Glades Road, a small, white, older model, compact pick-up truck drove past and pulled over just ahead of him.  Yarborough said as he walked past the truck, the passenger asked for directions to Atlantic Avenue.  Yarborough approached the truck and the passenger pointed a semi-automatic handgun at him and demanded his valuables.  Yarborough handed the suspect his wallet but refused to hand over his iPhone.  Yarborough said the suspect grabbed his shirt, tried to grab his phone, and threatened to shoot him if he didn’t give the phone to him.  Before the suspect was able to get the victim’s phone, the driver of the truck drove away.

 

The vehicle was last seen heading east on Glades Road.  Yarborough was not injured.  If anyone has information about this crime, they are asked to call Detective Jeff Clare at (561) 338-1246 or Palm Beach County Crime Stoppers at (800) 458-TIPS.

 

Suspects:   

Both white males are in their late teens to early 20’s

The driver was wearing a black, hooded sweatshirt

The passenger was wearing a grey, hooded sweatshirt

Passenger armed with a semi-automatic handgun

 

Suspect Vehicle:         

White, older model, compact pick-up truck

Silver toolbox in the back