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BSO INVESTIGATES IHOP HOLD UP

DETECTIVES LOOKING FOR ARMED ROBBER

BSO Case Number: 02-1308-001719
PIO Number: 13-10-13
Date: August 22, 2013
Time: 1:54 a.m.
Place of Occurrence: International House of Pancakes (IHOP), 201 S. Federal Hwy., Dania Beach
Jurisdiction: Dania Beach

Victim(s):

  • Mcquell Vanessa Pratt, 33, female, Fort Lauderdale

Suspect(s):

  • unidentified male

Description of Incident:

A waitress was robbed at gunpoint while working the midnight shift at a Dania Beach IHOP. BSO detectives search for the armed assailant.

At 1:54 a.m. on August 22, Mcquell Pratt, 33, was working her shift as a waitress at an IHOP in Dania Beach, when she was confronted by a man wearing a long sleeve shirt and a baseball cap. As he approached, the man showed Pratt the gun he had in his waistband and told her to give him the money. Pratt handed over the cash and the gunman quickly fled in a gold car. The incident was captured by the restaurant’s surveillance cameras.

Anyone with information can contact BSO Detective Theophilus Woulard at 954-321-4270 or report tips anonymously to Crime Stoppers of Broward County at (954) 493-TIPS (8477) or online at www.browardcrimestoppers.org. Crime Stoppers will pay up to $3,000 for information that leads to an arrest.


***MEDIA NOTE: A clear video is available for download from our website www.sheriff.org.

INVESTIGATORS: BSO Det. Theophilus Woulard, CID
 
THIS REPORT BY: Gina Carter/PIO 10/11/13 1410

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