Published On: Wed, Feb 9th, 2011

Boca Raton man robbed in parking garage of residential complex

BOCA RATON – A Boca Raton man told police he was robbed in the parking garage of his residential complex on East Camino Real about 5 a.m. Feb. 5, a police report said.

Public Information Officer Sandra Boonenberg said police met with the victim, who said he was coming home from a function in Fort Lauderdale. He parked his car on the fourth floor of the parking garage and walked down to the third floor.

The victim was about to enter into the secure building when he heard a noise behind him, said the police report.  The victim turned around and saw a male pointing a gun at him. The victim described the suspect as a dark skinned black male with a short Afro, about 6’ tall, with a medium build and wearing a dark blue t-shirt and dark jeans.

Police said the suspect ordered the victim to give him his belongings, which consisted of about $2,000 in cash and credit cards. The victim dashed into the building as soon as he gave the suspect his money and called police. The victim was not injured and did not see in what direction the suspect left.

Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call Detective John Moran at (561) 338-1315 or Palm Beach County Crime Stoppers at (800) 458-TIPS.

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